Carte-de-visite photograph.

(HOWITT, MARY & WILLIAM)

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Carte-de-visite photograph. Mary Howitt sits in a chair, wearing a dark formal dress and a head covering, with a book in her lap. Her husband stands at her right with his head inclined towards her and his hands clasped behind his back. Creasted imprint on the reverse of "John & Charles Watkins Photographers To the Queen the Prince of Wales and The Ex Royal Family of France, 34 Parliament Street, London, S.W." and with "John & Charles Watkins, Phot" printed in small type on the lower portion of the mount beneath the image. A few faint spots, and with some fading to the lower portion of the image, else very good.

Mary Howitt (1799-1888); English miscellaneous writer, author of tales for children, translator (notably of Hans Christian Andersen), and collaborator, with her husband, William Howitt (1792-1879), on other works. (Item ID: 12551)


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