Nineteenth Century Photography
Gallery selling various formats of antique photography, including cartes-de-visite, stereoviews, cabinet prints, ambrotypes and albumen prints | nineteenth century photography | vintage photography
Hugh Welch Diamond | [Patient, Surrey County Lunatic Asylum] | The Met
[Patient, Surrey County Lunatic Asylum] Hugh Welch Diamond Date: 1850–55 Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative Dimensions: Image: 18.2 x 12.9 cm Diamond updated--with photographs--his predecessor's atlas of engraved portraits of the patients. Working in the belief that mental states are manifested in the physiognomy and that photographs are objective representations of reality.