London.: Cassell & Co Ltd.
First Edition; Published Date: 1890
36 b/w plates mounted on card
260 x 200 mm (10 x 8 inches) - 96pp.
VG : in very good condition. Spine scuffed with end wear. Teg.
Contents comprise 36 mounted portrait plates of notable personalities and royalty from late Victoria Society with accompanying biographical details. Subjects include The Duke and Duchess of Fife, Some leading Actresses, Sarah Bernhardt, Lord Armstrong, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Westminster, Signor Piatti, Mrs Langtry, Professor Huxley, Sir Frederick Leighton and Sir Henry Ponsonby. The photographers William and Daniel Downey were one of the leading London portrait photographers in the late nineteenth centaury
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