Prayer (Charlotte Hill), 1843-47

David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson (Scottish, 1802 - 1870 ), Prayer, 1843-47, salted paper print from a paper negative, Paul Mellon Fund

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson, calotype, 1843-1848

Prayer (Charlotte Hill) by David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, 1843-47

David Octavius Hill’s only daughter Charlotte, nicknamed Chatty, born in 1839 but died in her early twenties, a year after her marriage.

source: National Gallery of Art, National Portrait Gallery

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