Alfred Reeves, Her Majesty Queen Victoria in the State Robes

€230.00

Alfred Reeves, Her Majesty Queen Victoria in the State Robes,

+/- 1860, UK,
Information label,
Microphotograph (wet collodion), Very Good,
Original mounting,
2,5  X  7,5 cm

The introduction of commercial microphotography in the mid-1800s caused quite a stir among the public. While JB Dancer is credited with the invention and is now undoubtedly the most famous producer of early microphotographs, numerous other photographers quickly took up production of miniscule photographs designed for viewing through a microscope. One of these was Alfred Reeves, better known to many antique slide collectors by his initials, "A.R.".

Source: http://microscopist.net/

Photo ID: 5492


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