Bloomsbury Photography Auction: The Story Behind The Picture

ClaraSorensen

ClaraSorensen

2015-07-06 13:46:22

Pioneering photographer Julia Margaret Cameron was ahead of her time when producing poses of literary figures in the 19th century. It all started with a rather famous author - Cameron’s friend Alfred Lord Tennyson encouraged her to make a series of photographs to illustrate his Idylls of the King, poems on Arthurian legends.
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ClaraSorensen

SnapHappy66

2015-07-06 13:46:22

Completely beautiful

ClaraSorensen

CameraSleuth

2015-07-06 13:46:22

Is that really a cotton wool beard?? It looks so real!

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Kibbert

2015-07-06 13:46:22

Makes me feel all swoony




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