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Horblit TypPh Album 44 F

Llewelyn, John Dillwyn, 1810-1882. John Dillwyn Llewelyn landscapes, still life, and views of Penllergare, Wales, and Dorset, circa 1850: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Horblit TypPh Album 44 F
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Llewelyn, John Dillwyn, 1810-1882.
Title: John Dillwyn Llewelyn landscapes, still life, and views of Penllergare, Wales, and Dorset,
Date(s): 1850.
Quantity: 1 collection (.1 linear feet (1 album)
Abstract: Album of 27 salted paper print views, landscapes, and still life studies, taken by photographer John Dillwyn Llewelyn.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

96HB-7761 F. Gift of Mrs. Harrison D. Horblit; received: 1996 February 16.

Provenance:

The album came from Margam Hall, home of William Henry Fox Talbot's cousin, C. R. M. (Christopher Rice Mansel) Talbot.

Conditions Governing Access:

Access restricted; permission of Curator of Printing and Graphic Arts required.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Dillwyn Llewelyn Landscapes, Still Life, and Views of Penllergare, Wales, and Dorset, circa 1850 (Horblit TypPh Album 44 F). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Separated Materials

This album is part of a larger collection of photographic albums in the Horblit Collection of Early Photography. For description of other albums in this series, search HOLLIS under call-number: Horblit TypPh Album. Not all albums have finding aid descriptions.

Biographical / Historical

John Dillwyn Llewelyn (1810-1882) was a pioneering Welsh amateur photographer.

Bibliography

Scope and Contents

27 salted paper prints in a contemporary album (Glamorgan, Wales?) [(31 x 27 cm) in case (33 x 29 cm.)], ca. 1850, bound in dark green pebble morocco sheep, covers and edges gilt, with ticket: Bound by Herbert Jones, Swansea.
Consists of landscapes, still life studies, and views of Penllergare, Wales, and Dorset taken by Llewelyn at his home Penllergare (near Glamorgan), Brynfield, and Melbury, seat of the 3rd Earl of Ilchester. Collection includes a print of Tintern Abbey that has been attributed to Nevil Story Maskelyne.
Most of the prints are captioned in manuscript and are somewhat faded, especially at the edges.
In the descriptions below, unbracketed attributions and captions are taken from information lettered on the album leaves. Square brackets enclose description supplied by the cataloger.

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