Prospero - Study of Henry Taylor', 1865

Made:
1865-05
maker:
Cameron, Julia Margaret

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'Prospero - Study of Henry Taylor', 1865 A photographic portrait of the author Henry Taylor (1800-1886), taken by Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879) in May 1866
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Photograph entitled 'Prospero - Study of Henry Taylor' taken by Julia Margaret Cameron in May 1865. Albumen contact print from wet collodion negative. This photographic portrait of the author Henry Taylor (1800-1886) forms part of the Herschel Album, created by Cameron for her friend Sir John Herschel (1792-1871). Prospero was the Duke of Milan who was stranded on a lonely island with his daughter, Miranda, in Shakespeare's play 'The Tempest'.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1984-5017/75
type:
photograph
credit:
Sotheby's

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