WorldCat Identities

Acland, Sarah Angelina 1849-1930

Works: 4 works in 5 publications in 1 language and 204 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: TR140.A253, 770
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Most widely held works about Sarah Angelina Acland
Most widely held works by Sarah Angelina Acland
Sarah Angelina Acland : first lady of colour photography, 1849-1930 by Giles Hudson ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sarah Angelina Acland (1849-1930) is one of the most important photographers of the late Victorian and early Edwardian periods. Daughter of the Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford, she was photographed by Lewis Carroll as a child, along with her close friend Ina Liddell, sister of Alice of Wonderland fame. The critic John Ruskin taught her art and she also knew many of the Pre-Raphaelites, holding Rossetti's palette for him as he painted the Oxford Union murals. At the age of nineteen she met the photographer Julia Margaret Cameron, whose influence is evident in her early work. Following in the footsteps of Cameron and Carroll Miss Acland first came to attention as a portraitist, photographing the illustrious visitors to her Oxford home. In 1899 she then turned to the fledgling field of colour photography. Specializing in the 'Sanger Shepherd process', she became the leading colour photographer of the day. Her colour photographs were regarded as the finest that had ever been seen by her contemporaries, several years before the release of the Lumiè€re Autochrome system, which she also practiced"--Book jacket
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