by Victoria C. Olsen. Published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. First American edition. Hardcover, boards. 320pp., illustrations. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, light bumping to corners.
Signed by the author.
‘In 1863, at the advanced age of 48, Julia Margaret Cameron began to emerge as the leading portrait photographer of the day. At a time when photography’s status as an artistic form was the subject of fierce debate, she championed the merits of the medium by producing a series of large, striking portraits of distinguished Victorians including Tennyson, Carlyle and Darwin’