John Dillwyn Llewelyn (Welsh, 1810-1882)
Penllergare and surroundings, circa 1856
Collage of 12 albumen prints within a decorative border
32.0 x 26.0 cm mounted on 45.4 x 35.6 cm paper
Three lower prints titled "Sewin", "The Shanty" and "Woodcock" in ink on mount
John Dillwyn Llewelyn was a magistrate, a distinguished botanist and a founding member of the Royal Institution of South Wales. Many of his images were made around his country seat in Penllergare, near Swansea, and around the Welsh coast. Llewelyn was a cousin by marriage of William Henry Fox Talbot who taught him the process.