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Hills & Saunders (1852 to date)

Sir James Clark (1788-1870) 1868

RCIN 2082445

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Glass plate negative of a three-quarter length portrait of Sir James Clark (1788-1870), seated facing a quarter to the left and gazing ahead. His legs are crossed and his right hand tucked into his jacket. He rests his left arm on a desk beside him, holding in his hand a pair of gloves. A top hat can be seen on the desk. 

The glass plate negative has been photographed showing the coated side and therefore the image appears laterally reversed. A print from this negative exists in the Collection, RCIN 2910422.

  • Creator(s)

    Hills & Saunders (1852 to date) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Sir James Clark (1788-1870)
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • negatives
            • glass plate negatives