Album of photographs by William Hemphill, containing family portraits and views of India, 1856-1877
Album of 277 photographs, including portraits of the Osborne and Norman families and public figures such as Ellen Terry, Lord Palmerston, William Gladstone, and Prince Albert. Also includes portraits and views of India, and a photograph of the victims of famine in Solapur.
- Creation: 1856-1877
Language of Materials
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MS. 23051 photogr. 65
Wilson Centre Accession Number: 95:5327; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 296
Biographical / Historical
Dr. William Despard Hemphill was an Irish doctor and a member of the Amateur Photographic Association.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased at Christie's UK, 19/10/1995, lot 44. Thought to have belonged to a member of the Osborne family.
Carbon prints; albumen prints