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

Julia Margaret Cameron, English, 1815 - 1879


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



Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


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

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