Mrs Rossetti and Her Children Dante Gabriel, Christina, and William, from a photograph by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) (1832-98). Dated 1863. Source: Collingwood, facing p. 89. Dodgson's "enthusiasm for photography, and his keen appreciation of the beautiful, made him prefer the society of artists to that of any other class of people," wrote his nephew and first biographer, Stuart Dodgson Collingwood. "He knew the Rossettis intimately" (101-02). [Click on the image to enlarge it.]

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Collingwood, Stuart Dodgson. The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll (Rev. C. L. Dodgson). London: Unwin, 1898. Internet Archive. From the Fisher Walsh collection, University of Toronto. Web. 11 May 2015.

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