Portrait photograph by Herbert Watkins. Alfred Swaine Taylor.

Portrait photograph by Herbert Watkins

Publisher Information: London: 1860.

Taylor, Alfred Swaine (1806-80). Portrait photograph of Taylor by Herbert Watkins (1828-1916). London, n.d. (dated “March 1860” in pencil on the verso). Oval image measuring 195 x 149 mm., mounted on card measuring 367 x 273 mm. Some dust-soiling to mount, a few spots, but very good. Watkins’s blindstamp in the lower right corner.

Portrait of Taylor circa age 54, most likely unpublished, showing him seated in three-quarter profile. Herbert Watkins, the photographer, was known for his portraits of Victorian celebrities, some of which he published under the title National Gallery of Photographic Portraits. His portrait of Taylor was not included in this collection, and we have found no record of it on line.

Book Id: 44825

Price: $750.00

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