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Call Number:

PH-02635

Collection Name:

Oscar Wilde Literary File Photography Collection

Creator:

Bassano, Alexander, 1829-1913

Life Dates:

1829-1913

Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896

1821-1896

Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

1854-1900

Green Studio

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No. of Items:

9

Span Dates:

1860s?-20th century

Description:

The Oscar Wilde Literary File Photography Collection consists of the following nine items.

957:0109:0001 -- Bassano, Alexander (Italian, 1829-1913). Oscar Wilde, 1860s?, printed later. Gelatin silver print mounted on card (cabinet card format), 16.6 x 10.8 cm (6 9/16 x 4 1/4 in);
957:0109:0002 -- Sarony, Napoleon (Canadian, 1821-1896). Oscar Wilde, 1883?. Albumen print mounted on card (cabinet card format), 16.6 x 10.8 cm (6 9/16 x 4 1/4 in);
957:0109:0003 -- Sarony, Napoleon (Canadian, 1821-1896). Oscar Wilde, copyright 1882. Albumen print mounted on card (cabinet card format), 16.2 x 10.1 cm (6 3/8 x 4 in);
957:0109:0004 -- Sarony, Napoleon (Canadian, 1821-1896). Oscar Wilde, copyright 1882. Albumen print mounted on card (panel card format), 32.9 x 19 cm (12 15/16 x 7 1/2 in);
957:0109:0005 -- Sarony, Napoleon (Canadian, 1821-1896). Oscar Wilde, likely copyright 1882. Photogravure, 13.1 x 8.8 cm (5 3/16 x 3 7/16 in) (image); 21 x 13.9 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in) (sheet);
957:0109:0006 -- Uncredited. Copy print of a photographic portrait of Dr. Henry Wilson, Wilde's illegitimate brother. Gelatin silver print, 21.6 x 16.8 cm (8 1/2 x 6 5/8 in);
957:0109:0007 -- Green Studio. Exterior view of Wilde's home at 1 Merrion Square, Dublin, 20th century. Gelatin silver print, 16.4 x 15.5 cm (6 7/16 x 6 1/8 in);
957:0109:0008 -- Uncredited. Interior view of Reading Gaol Prison, England, where Wilde was incarcerated, 20th century. Gelatin silver print, 15.8 x 20 cm (6 1/4 x 7 7/8 in);
957:0109:0009 -- Stephens, H. Channing?. Reproductive print of a portrait drawing of Wilde, 20th century. Gelatin silver print, 13.7 x 8.7 cm (5 3/8 x 3 7/16 in).

Further descriptions of some items may be available in a card catalog in the repository.

This collection forms a part of the Literary Files Photography Collection that is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

Accession No(s):

957:0109:0001-0009

Location(s):

Wilde, O., Lit File (957:0109:0001-0009)
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