Photograph album by Mary Dillwyn

The album opens with three views of Penlle'r Gaer, home of the Dillwyn Llewelyn family, and progresses to portraits of family and friends interspersed with flower and fowl studies, finishing with 'Two Welsh Country People'.


Details

Medium:
42 salt prints & 1 albumen print mounted on paper, leather binding
Dimensions:
Album: 11.1 x 8.8 cm
Art Fund grant:
£9,165 ( Total: £49,165; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Christie's

The photographs as arranged in a distinct narrative order, each carefully trimmed and mounted on coloured card. The album was made for the artist's disabled niece, Susan Franklen.

Provenance

Presented to Susan Franklen; by descent to Margaret Story Maskelyne; sold on behalf of the Maskelyn Family at Christie's, 2002.

Venue details

National Library of Wales Penglais, ABERYSTWYTH Ceredigion SY23 3BU 01970 632800 www.llgc.org.uk/

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