Lucy Lutwidge with microscope, c 1858.

Carroll, Lewis

 
Lucy Lutwidge with microscope, c 1858.
4 0 c m
 
29cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Photographic portrait by Lewis Carroll. Lucy Lutwidge, Carroll's aunt, kept house for the family after their mother died. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known by his pseudonym Lewis Carroll, was the author of the classic childrens book, 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' (1865). Carroll was one of a small number of mainly British amateur photographers who excelled during the early years of photography. He began taking photographs in 1856 and was soon producing far less stilted and artificial portraits, especially of children, than those taken by the vast numbers of professional portraitists of the time. Albumen print.

Image Details

Artist
 
Image Ref.
 
10309201

© National Museum of Science & Media / Science & Society Picture Library

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas