Saturday, 8 October 2011

V&A: NEW PHOTOGRAPHS GALLERY...


Circe by Julia Margaret Cameron 1865

The VV is very excited to hear that from October 24th, 2011 the V&A new Photographs Gallery will be open to the public with an inaugural display including work by the Victorian photographic artist, Julia Margaret Cameron.


John Frederick William Hershel by Julia Margaret Cameron 1867
(Albumen print from wet collodion-on-glass)


For some of the collection highlights, please see this link. Enjoy!

5 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for posting about this, Essie! It does look marvellous and wonderful to have yet another excuse for a visit to the V&A!

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  2. Thank you for that. Thanks too for the link to the great page on the V&A site. I wonder if you know of her near-contemporary, David Wilkie Wynfield, who photographed many of his Pre-Raphaelite friends and fellow members of The Artists Rifles - http://scr.tw/7VtcMBz

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  3. Thanks for posting this and adding the link. The photos are beautiful. Another reason to visit London has been added to a long list!

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  4. Thank you so much Essie!
    Enigmatic, mind-shattering "Mary Madonna"...

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