拍品 372
  • 372

LYELL FAMILY, ALBUM OF PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS OF VICTORIAN SCIENTISTS

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3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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12,500 GBP
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  • Album of 94 carte-de-visite photographic portraits, chiefly of Victorian scientists
including Adam Sedgwick, Sir Roderick Murchison, Edward Forbes, W.S. Symonds, William Pengelly, Charles Darwin (Elliot & Fry, [1874]), T.H. Huxley, J.D. Hooker, Louis Agassiz, Michael Faraday, C.G. Ehrenberg, Julius Haast, Wilhelm Heidinger, Benjamin Silliman, Ernest Haeckel, and others, also British and German royals, military figures (especially from the American Civil War such as Generals G. McClellan and Oliver Howard), and some American public figures such as Lincoln and George William Childs, each photograph c.90 x 55mm mounted on photographer's card c.100 x 60mm, 1860s-70s, some inscribed on the mount or the reverse to Lady Lyell or Sir Charles Lyell, inserted in an album and captioned in pencil, with four additional larger-format photographic portraits loose at the back, green roan gilt, edges gilt, binding worn and lacking clasps
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