Group from Sordello by Browning', 1867

Made:
1867
maker:
Cameron, Julia Margaret

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'Group from Sordello by Browning', 1867 A photographic study of Henry John Stedman Cotton (1845-1917) and Mary Ryan (1848-1914)
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Photograph entitled 'Group from Sordello by Browning' taken by Julia Margaret Cameron in 1867. Albumen contact print from wet collodion negative. This photographic study of Henry John Stedman Cotton (1845-1917) and Mary Ryan (1848-1914) forms part of the Herschel album which Cameron created for her friend Sir John Herschel (1792-1871). In 1840 Robert Browning (1812-1889) published 'Sordello, A Poem in Six Books'. Sordello was an Italian poet/warrior of the early thirteenth century.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1984-5017/80
type:
photograph
credit:
Sotheby's

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