VICTORIAN STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHS by Bevis Hillier

VICTORIAN STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Nearly 60 Victorian celebrities, captured in varying degrees of vividness by the eminent London studios Alexander Bassano and Elliott & Fry (later merged under the Bassano name). Each portrait is accompanied by a short biographical sketch of the sitter. Among the distinguished subjects: Gladstone, Lord Kitchener, Lloyd George, Marie Tempest, Wagner (the famous velvet-cap portrait), Carlyle (in an attitude of rugged introspection), and Victoria herself in an utterly charming picture with a three-year-old granddaughter.

Pub Date: May 11th, 1976
Page count: 144pp
Publisher: David R. Godine