Jane Morris seated on divan, three quarter length

Dante Gabriel Rossetti and John Parsons

1865 June

Physical Description

Medium: photography
Technique: collodion print
Dimensions: 20.2 x 16 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: 1749.1939
Note: The Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery has a print of the photograph (20.3 x 15.3 cm).

Scholarly Commentary


Mrs. Morris seated on a plush love seat, virtually full length, body turned to the viewer but her head turned away, facing right; her left hand is drawn up beneath her chin at her throat, her right hand on the love seat as support. A second copy is in Birmingham.


  • Bartram, Pre-Raphaelite Photography , 38-40.
  • Bartram, The Pre-Raphaelite Camera , Chapter5-6.
  • DGR 1828-1882: An Exhibition [Tokyo 1990], 187.
Jane Morris seated on divan, three quarter length
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