'A morning call at the Rectory', c 1865.

 
'A morning call at the Rectory', c 1865.
4 0 c m
 
31cm
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm

Description

Illustration of a Victorian drawing-room in a rectory, full of people and cluttered with musical instruments. The rector, Reverend James, is 'mad on photography and insatiate in his thirst for sitters'. This is a comment on the amateur craze for photography; 'our dandy friend' is an 'abjectly willing victim' who submits to 'representations ghastly in their hideousnes, again and again repeated.'

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

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