Frontispiece portrait of Henry James. Photograph by Alvin Langdon Coburn. Photogravure by James C. Annan in The Sense of the Past by Henry James (London: W. Collins Sons & Company, 1917). (RCPPA) PS2116 .S4 1917.
When collecting and exhibiting photography, very often the beautiful frontispieces for books are disregarded. Here are a few of the photogravures in the Princeton University Library. Note, partnerships were formed by Thomas Annan and Joseph Wilson Swan (Swan and Annan); and also by their sons James Craig Annan and Donald Cameron-Swan (Annan and Swan).
Frontispiece portrait of Sir Herbert B. Edwardes. Photograph by J. Mayall, Jr. Photogravure by James C. Annan and Donald Cameron-Swan in Memorials of the Life and Letters of major-General Sir Herbert B. Edwardes by His Wife (London: Kegan Paul, Trench, and Company, 1886). Firestone 1766.319 v.1.
Frontispiece portrait of Dr. Robert Watt. Photograph by unidentified artist. Photogravure by James C. Annan and Sons, Glasgow, in An Account of the Life and Work of Dr. Robert Watt by James Finlayson (London: Smith, Elder and company, 1897). Firestone 0109.957.34.
Frontispiece drawing by unidentified artist. Photogravure by James C. Annan and Donald Cameron-Swan in The Early Writings of William Makepeace Thackeray by Charles Plumptre Johnson (London: Elliot Stock, 1888). Firestone PR5638 .J6 1888