Feb 21, 2019 - Sale 2499

Sale 2499 - Lot 2

Price Realized: $ 10,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
LEWIS CARROLL (1832-1898)
Xie Kitchen. Oval albumen print, the image measuring 4 1/2x6 inches (11.4x15.2 cm.), on a contemporary mount. Circa 1872

Additional Details

From the Collection of Henry Halliday, the English illustrator; to Sotheby's London, 1983; to a Private Collector.

Alexandra "Xie" Kitchen (1864-1925), the daughter of Rev. George Kitchin, Carroll's colleague at Christ Church, Oxford, was one of Carroll's favorite models. He photographed his "child friend" consistently from the ages of 4 through 16, in in both formal and informal compositions.