Carte-de-visite photograph of Kingsley from the waist up in 3/4 profile (right) gazing off to the right-hand side of the card.

(KINGSLEY, CHARLES)

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Carte-de-visite photograph of Kingsley from the waist up in 3/4 profile (right) gazing off to the right-hand side of the card. The verso bears the crested imprint of Robert W. Thrupp "By Appointment to Her Majesty" to which is added: "(Negatives Kept) Copies Can Always Be Obtained This or any other Portrait enlarged up to life size and painted in Oil or Water colors to order. Marion, Imp. Paris." With the circular sticker of London Stereoscopic Company, 110 & 108, Regent Street, and 54, Cheapside" affixed. Image lightly faded, paricularly along left edge. Some light soiling to mount which reads "R.W. THRUPP, PHOTO BIRMINGHAM" beneath the image. In very good condition overall, save for the defects noted.

Charles Kingsley (1819-1875); English novelist, clergyman, author of The Water-Babies and Westward, Ho!. (Item ID: 16898)



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