Kinglake, Alexander William
Title Original Carte De Visite Photo Portrait - Alexander William Kinglake
Binding No Binding
Book Condition Collectible-Very Good
Publisher Taunton Webber
Seller ID 15038
Circa 1860s. Original carte de visite photograph portrait (sitting, legs crossed, reading book in right hand). Card dimensions 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches, photo 2 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches. Alexander William Kinglake (1809-1891) served as a Member of Parliament, but was more famous as a travel writer and historian. His most popular work was "Eothen", a travel writing about his journey through Syria, Palestine and Egypt. He also wrote "Invasion of the Crimea", an 8 volume work published between 1863 and 1887.
TRAVEL WRITERS HISTORIANS STATESMEN BRITISH ENGLISH GREAT BRITAIN VICTORIAN CC-2