Reflections in time
19th century Portrait photography
13 October - 11 December 2005
Watercolour room, Fairfax Galleries, Ground Level

From the anonymous sitters reflected in the mirrored surface of a daguerreotype to the evocative portraits of David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, Reflections in time explores the changes that occurred to international photographic portraiture from 1839 to 1900. The exhibition, drawn from the Gallery's international collection and supplemented by loans from private collectors, also includes work by Julia Margaret Cameron, Napoleon Sarony, John Thomson and Baron von Stillfried.

Napoleon Sarony
Sarah Bernhardt, New York c1880
albumen photograph, cabinet card

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