Melpomene, from "Portfolio of Twelve Victorian Photographs," number 2 of 12

Julia Margaret Cameron, English, 1815 - 1879

Share

June 1866

Albumen print

Image: 13 5/8 × 10 7/8 in. (34.6 × 27.6 cm)

Sheet: 14 5/8 × 11 1/8 in. (37.1 × 28.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Anonymous gift

PH.967.96.2

Geography

Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe

Period

19th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Photograph

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, in black ink, lower right: Julia Margaret Cameron; inscribed, in black ink, lower left : From Life June 1866; inscribed, in graphite, bottom center: Melpomene

Course History

ENGL 62.03/WGSS 48.09, 19th Century British Women Writers, Carolyn Dever, Fall 2019

ARTH 48.02, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2020

ARTH 48.02, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2020

Art History 48.02, Histories of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Spring 2024

This record is part of an active database that includes information from historic documentation that may not have been recently reviewed. Information may be inaccurate or incomplete. We also acknowledge some language and imagery may be offensive, violent, or discriminatory. These records reflect the institution’s history or the views of artists or scholars, past and present. Our collections research is ongoing.

We welcome questions, feedback, and suggestions for improvement. Please contact us at: Hood.Collections@dartmouth.edu