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'.
Photograph album by Mary Dillwyn, early 1840searly 1850s
© National Library of Wales
- 42 salt prints & 1 albumen print mounted on paper, leather binding
- Album: 11.1 x 8.8 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £9,165 ( Total: £49,165; Export stopped)
- Acquired in:
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.
Presented to Susan Franklen; by descent to Margaret Story Maskelyne; sold on behalf of the Maskelyn Family at Christie's, 2002.