Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Photograph reproductions

6 August. While looking through a book of photographs* on a gloomy afternoon, the silver-grey light from without returned them to negatives.

O.G. Rejlander Lord Elcho and His Son, 1860.

D.O. Hill and R. Adamson, Rev. William Govan, c. 1845

Julia Margaret Cameron, The Dream, 1869.

Roger Fenton, Parian Vase, Grapes, and Silver Cup, 1860.

Roger Fenton, Still Life with St. Hubert Cup and Chinese Curiosities, 1860.

Frederick Evans, Mont St Michel cloisters, 1906.

* Reproductions of photographs in Mike Weaver (ed.), British Photography in the Nineteenth Century: The Fine Art Tradition, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1989.

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