The Adversary

Julia Margaret Cameronabout 1866

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum


  • Title: The Adversary
  • Creator: Julia Margaret Cameron
  • Date: about 1866
  • Location Created: Freshwater, Isle of Wight, England
  • Physical Dimensions: 29.2 x 28.7 cm (11 1/2 x 11 5/16 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Signature: Signed on recto mount in ink.
  • Object Type: Print
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 84.XP.219.31
  • Markings: Markings: Colnaghi blindstamp.
  • Inscription: Inscription: Titled and inscribed on recto mount in ink: "From life not enlarged". Secondary Inscription: Inscribed on recto mount in pencil in a later unknown hand: "Love in Idleness/For the Paris Exhibition/Study No. 1 of Love in Idleness".
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Photographs
  • Culture: British
  • Classification: Photographs