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[Study of a Dead Child]

Object Details

Title:

[Study of a Dead Child]

Artist/Maker:

Julia Margaret Cameron (British, born India, 1815 - 1879)

Culture:

British

Place:

Freshwater, Isle of Wight, England (Place Created)

Date:

1868

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

85.XM.457

Dimensions:

21.5 × 34.5 cm (8 7/16 × 13 9/16 in.)

Credit Line:

Gift of Michael Wilson

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Object Description

This is a post-mortem image of Cameron's great-niece, Adeline Clogstoun.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

Private Collection [sold, "Photographic Images and Related Materials," Sotheby's London, October 26, 1984, lot 140, to Michael G. Wilson.]

1984 - 1985

Michael G. Wilson, donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1985.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Cox, Julian, and Colin Ford. Julia Margaret Cameron: The Complete Photographs. Joanne Lukitsh and Philippa Wright, contributors. (Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2003), p. 398, cat. 934, ill.