Jane Morris seated, half length [1]

Dante Gabriel Rossetti and John Parsons

1865 June

Physical Description

Medium: photography
Technique: collodion print
Dimensions: 17.8 x14.5 cm

Production Description

Production Date: 1865 June
Exhibition History: R.A. 1973; Pre-Raphaelite Photography, A British Council Exhibition (1983); Tokyo, 1990


Current Location: Victoria and Albert Museum
Catalog Number: 1747.1939
Note: The Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery has a print of the photograph (18.1 x 14.6 cm).

Scholarly Commentary


Mrs. Morris is seated, facing left, with her head bent slightly down. Her hands are in her lap. The picture is a much more closely cropped version, in reverse or mirrored state, of “Jane Morris seated, half length [2]” .


  • Bartram, Pre-Raphaelite Photography , 38-40.
  • Bartram, The Pre-Raphaelite Camera, Chapters 5-6.
  • DGR 1828-1882: An Exhibition [Tokyo 1990], 187.
Jane Morris seated, half length [1]
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