Carlyle Like A Rough Block Of Michel Angelo's Sculpture', 1867

Made:
1867
maker:
Cameron, Julia Margaret

Photograph entitled 'Carlyle Like A Rough Block Of Michel Angelo's Sculpture' taken by Julia Margaret Cameron in 1867. Albumen contact print from wet collodion negative. This photographic portrait of Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) forms part of the Herschel Album, created by Cameron as a gift for her close friend Sir John Herschel (1792-1871). Thomas Carlyle was the most celebrated historian of his day. His most popular work, 'The French Revolution' was published in 1837.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1984-5017/2
type:
photograph
credit:
Sotheby's
status:
Permanent collection

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