Lock & Whitfield 'Anthony Trollope, Esq.', from Thompson Cooper Men of Mark
(Sampson, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1876-83)
PP. 1931.pch.      12x9 cm


  Photographically Illustrated Books

This portrait is one of a series, issued between 1876 and 1883, at the height of the Victorian interest in photography as a medium for portraits. Although there are short biographies for each subject, here the text is ancillary to the image. Other subjects in this work include Charles Darwin, Richard Owen, Richard Redgrave and the Archbishop of York.