Carte-de-visite photograph.


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Carte-de-visite photograph. A 3/4 profile view of Kingsley sitting in a chair, looking off towards the right-hand side of the picture. The image is cut off just below the knee. Monogrammed imprint of Mason & Co., 28 Old Bond Street, London and 20 St. Giles Street, Norwich on the reverse, along with the sticker of Reilly, Stationer & Importer of Fancy Goods, 24, Grafton Street Dublin. With "Rev C Kingsley" written in ink in an unidentified contemporary hand beneath the image, partially obscuring the photographer's identification. Some fading, soiling and oxidization, and with a scratch through the bottom portion of the picture.

Charles Kingsley (1819-1875); English novelist, clergyman, author of The Water-Babies and Westward, Ho!. (Item ID: 12567)

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