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Photograph - Jane Morris, posed by Rossetti

Jane Morris, posed by Rossetti

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (photographed)

  • Date:

    1865 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Parsons, John R. (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print from wet collodion-on-glass negative

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 610, box A

Physical description


Place of Origin

London (photographed)


1865 (photographed)


Parsons, John R. (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print from wet collodion-on-glass negative


Height: 213 mm photograph, Width: 166 mm photograph, Height: 335 mm album closed, Width: 260 mm album closed, Depth: 55 mm album closed

Object history note

Dr Robert Steele presented to the V&A (in 1939) the album bound in Morris fabric and containing the original 19th century albumen prints, then (in 1942) the modern prints made from the original negatives, which then belonged to the granddaughter of William Michael Rossetti.

Descriptive line

Attributed to John R. Parsons. Mrs William Morris (Jane Morris) posed by Rossetti, 1865

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Hoozee, Robert (ed.), British Vision. Observation and Imagination in British Art 1750-1950, Brussels : Mercatorfonds ; Ghent : Museum voor Schone Kunsten, 2007






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