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Waxed paper negative, 11-13/16 x 14-13/16 in. (300 x 376 mm), 1857c/1857c, unmounted. #13231.
As well as being an active partner in the family's banking business, Richard Dykes Alexander became chairman of the Ipswich Dock Commission and a director of Ipswich Water Works.
Provenance: Charles Lewis May, great-grandson of Edward Curtis May, sold at auction, Sotheby's, London, 28 June 1978; Christie's 2 December 1998, London, South Kensington.
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