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Yeats: The Family Collection

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[W. B. Yeats]--Photographs
COLLECTION OF SEVEN PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS OF W.B. YEATS AS A YOUNG MAN
(i) the writer seated in deck-chair, reading, platinum print (110 x 145mm), ink inscription on reverse ("taken by T.W. Rolleston"), [?1890s]

(ii) studio portrait by Fred Hollyer of West Kensington, the writer seated at desk, reading, platinum print (103 x 147mm), mounted (mount size 108 x 163mm), studio name on reverse, [for W.E. Henley, 1903, see Letters vol.3]

(iii) Nelson Brothers of Sligo, the writer as a boy standing, leaning on books by a chair, albumen print carte-de-visite (93 x 58mm), name of studio on mount [1870s]

(iv) Elliot & Fry of Baker Street, head-and-shoulders, albumen print cabinet card (141 x 103mm), slightly trimmed at head, name of studio on mount, [1890s]

(v) Lafayette of Dublin, head-and-shoulders, cabinet card collodion print (140 x 100mm), name of studio on mount, [1890s]

(vi) M. Glover of Dublin, the writer with beard, collodion carte-de-visite print (93 x 58mm), [1890s]

(vii) the writer standing with cigarette, with another family member alongside him, seated, matt silver print (143 x 101mm), note in ink in family hand on reverse "Taken in 3 Blenheim Road, Bedford Park" [c.1890]


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Yeats: The Family Collection

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