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London, 1877-81. DARWIN (CHARLES - BARRAUDImportant Cabinet Portrait by [Herbert Rose] Barraud (1845-1896), [1881], albumen print cabinet card photograph, half-length, in three-quarter profile facing right.140 x 96mm (5.5 x 3.75ins), printed signature of Charles Darwin and blind stamp of William Luks [1840-1911, photographic and fine art publisher and print dealer] to lower mount, Barraud's printed name and address details to lower mount and versoThis is one of five known poses by Barraud from 1881, believed to be the last (official) photograph taken before his death in 1882. Provenance :Arthur George Davis (1892-1957), palaeontologist, naturalist, book collector, by descent through the family.WithDARWIN, CHARLES. - ELLIOTT& FRYA Fine Abumen Print Portrait Photograph, one of the last before Darwin Died.Issued as a postcard. Sitter a quarter turn left. From a photograph by Elliott & Fry. According to Gene Kritsky, maintainer of an archive of Darwin photographs, this was from a photography session at Darwin's home, Down House, and on another photograph from that session Darwin wrote "1879" on the back. It was later widely sold and distributed on heavy card stock by Elliott & Fry, with a caption dating it "Circa 1880". WithDARWIN,CHARLES - LUKSA Fine Woodburytype Photograph of Darwin Facing Right by Lock & Whitfield. Titled William Luks, Copyright, London. 1877, [110 x 165mm] Fine Condition.Darwin turned to a professional to update his carte catalogue. This would be the second-last carte that he would have taken in his life, but not the last photograph. The company which … [Click Below for Full Description]
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