1876 Woodburytype of The Right Hon. Lord Redesdale, Chairman of Committes of the House of Lords. Lord Redesdale.

1876 Woodburytype of The Right Hon. Lord Redesdale, Chairman of Committes of the House of Lords

London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1876. A sharp and clear oval Woodburytype portrait of the Lord Redesdale; approx. 3 1/2" x 4 1/2" size, on the original heavy paper 8 1/2" x 10 1/2" sheet; John Thomas Freeman Mitford, first earl of Redesdale (1805-1886), British politician; photograph by Thompson Cooper, Lock & Whitfield photographers (this particular portrait being used in the present DNB); oval Woodburytype, (photoglyptie) patented in 1864 by Walter Bentley Woodbury (1834-1885) an early form of photomechanical print, made by embossing a photographic image on paper with a metal mold containing the gelatin relief of a photographic negative: "...the tonal scale of the resultant image was highly luminous...has a continuous tone, showing neither a screen nor a grain pattern..." (Baldwin, 1991); a striking portrait of this British politician & philanthropist; a few small, faint spots in outer margin of mount paper; in very good condition. Item #20788

Price: $20.00

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