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Leonida Caldesi (1823-91)

The Honourable Louisa Gordon and the Honourable Eleanor Stanley Jun 1857

Albumen print | 18.7 x 15.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2906644

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Photograph of a full length double portrait of  Louisa Gordon (b. 1829) and Eleanor Stanley (b. 1821). Gordon stands on the left holding a handkercief and a hat in her right hand. She looks towards the camera. Stanley stands on the right, facing three-quarters to the left. She places her left hand on Gordon's shoulder. There is a column, a window and drapery in the background.
  • Creator(s)

    Leonida Caldesi (1823-91) (photographer)

    Louisa Frances Charlotte Ponsonby (1829-1910)
    Eleanor Long (1821-1903)
  • 18.7 x 15.0 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • The Hon. Louisa Gordon and the Hon. Eleanor Stanley, 1857 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
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        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums