The Herschel Album
- Art Funded
- 35 x 30 cm
- Mr Sam Wagstaff
F.Watts. She is known as England's greatest amateur photographer concentrating mostly on portraits of famous contemporaries. Her photographs are now regarded as one of the supreme visual chronicles of the Victorian era. Sold in 1974 to an American, the export licence for this collection was refused.
Cameron presented it to Sir John Herschel in 1864 but revised and restored it 3 yrs later. Then by descent in the Herschel family.