Clementina Hawarden and a Mughal Cabinet

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Lady Hawarden – Clementina Maude, wearing the full dark skirt and a paisley shawl, facing away from the camera as if examining one of the draws in the cabinet resting on the mantelpiece, laid on leaf now trimmed to image size, photograph of a nineteenth-century Italian painting pasted on verso, the sitter identified in pencil on the verso with number ‘8’ [c.1862], 197 x 144mm.

One print part of an archive comprising 37 albumen prints by Lady Hawarden, a pair of pencil sketches of Clementina Hawarden and her husband, and 15 associated albumen prints (several possibly by Lady Hawarden) (c.1857-1864).

At Bonhams Knightsbridge,19 Mar 2013 – Books, Maps, Manuscripts & Historical Photographs. 

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