[WOTHLY (Jakob, 1823-1873, Pioneer Photographer at Aachen)]

Attractive portrait photograph by him of a lady, showing her full length, full face, in a fine hooped silk dress with lace ruffs, a fan in her right hand, printed direct to card, Wothly's blind embossed stamp below as Court Photographer to Prince Georg of Prussia, 1826-1904, with the latter's arms, the image approximately 9" x 10" in margins 14" x 11½", no place, no date, circa blank corners of margins neatly trimmed

Among the apparatus Wothly developed was a Solar Camera with which he could make life size portraits. He was Prussian Court Photographer from 1858-1861.
Prince (Friedrich Wilhelm) Georg (Ernst), poet and pl;aywright, was a grandson of Friedrich Wilhelm III's brother Ludwig. His home was on the Rhine at Burg Rheinstein, opposite Assmannshausen.

Item Date:  1860

Stock No:  54240     



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