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Negretti and Zambra
[Silenus with the infant Bacchus in front of the Greek and Roman Courts at the Crystal Palace exhibition, Sydenham]
London : H. Negretti & Zambra, [not before 1854]
Physical Description:
1 photograph : stereoscopic daguerreotype, within a double-windowed mat, mounted on glass ; mount 9 x 17 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Flat D 10
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
The verso of the mount bears a printed label on blue paper, with two coin logos: "Photographers to the Crystal Palace Company. H. Negretti & Zambra. Meteorological instrument makers, and opticians, no. 11, Hatton Garden, London." The firm was appointed as Photographers to the Crystal Palace Company in 1854.
Title and date of publication supplied by cataloger.
Restricted fragile material. Use requires permission of the Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts.
The image shows the statue of Silenus with the infant Bacchus by Praxiteles, among other statues arranged in the nave in front of the Greek and Roman Courts at the Crystal Palace exhibition, Sydenham.
Subject Terms:
Crystal Palace (Sydenham, London, England)
Dionysus (Greek deity)
Praxiteles, active 4th century B.C. Silenus with the infant Bacchus.
Sculpture, Greek.
Silenus (Mythological character)
Cased photographs.
Daguerreotypes (photographs)
Stereoscopic photographs.

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