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Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Eleanor Swanborough (1840-93) in 'The Loves of Arcadia' c.1860

Albumen print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913588

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the actress Eleanor Swanborough (1840-93) standing, facing towards the camera. She bends her head slightly towards the left and looks towards the camera. She holds a staff with both hands in front of her. She is dressed in costume as a character in 'The Loves of Arcadia'.

  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Eleanor Swanborough (1840-93)
  • annotation: Mifs Swanborough,/ in "The Loves of Arcadia." [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.4 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    8.5 x 5.6 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite