5 October 1999
DAVID OCTAVIUS HILL AND ROBERT ADAMSON
Hill, David Octavius and Robert Adamson
The House of Death (W. Leighton Leitch, 1804-83, Queen Victoria's drawing master)
Salted paper print. Circa 1845.
7 x 5in. (19.7 x 14.6cm.)
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See: Ford and Strong, An Early Victorian Album: The Hill/Adamson Collection, p. 283.
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