Henry Irving (1838-1905).
British stage actor and manager of the Lyceum theatre together with Ellen Terry.
Born as John Brodribb he became known as Henry irving, the most famous actor of his time.
Carbon process photograph by Herbert Rose Barraud. ab. 1888.
From the series "Men and Women of the Day; a picture gallery of contemporary portraiture ... in permanent photography".
The photo comes together with the biography page from the series.
Mounted on original blue cardboard mount with name and address of Barraud below.
Size ab. 9 5/8 x 7 1/8 inches (photo) and 14 x 9 7/8 inches (mount).
Condition is excellent.
Original is darker sepia toned.
Mount with small tear at upper edge.
Price € 175