Don Quixote in his study'
© Royal Photographic Society/National Media Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Photograph entitled 'Don Quixote in His Study', taken by William Frederick Lake Price, c. 1857. Price's model poses as Don Quixote, the lead character from 'The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote of La Mancha' by Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616). This print is a Photogalvanograph, an engraving process, and was published as part of the 'Photographic Art Treasures' portfolio in January 1857.