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She also seems to have gone out of her way to befriend Gerard, going again to Oxford to visit him when as an undergraduate he forgot to turn up for their ﬁrst agreed meeting. It was with Katherine that he visited the French and Flemish exhibition in 1867. She was probably nearly twelve years older than Gerard; Frances was only six years his senior. Both sisters were handsome women. Frances, to judge by a photograph of 1863 and her self-portraits in various paintings, was a decidedly stylish dresser, which, as well as reﬂecting her own inclinations, would have been appropriate to her husband’s social position as the chief ofﬁcial of the Hudson’s Bay Company in Canada.
Within a couple of weeks he was experimenting with his dramatic monologue ‘The Soliloquy of One of the Spies Left in the Wilderness’, a poetic example of local colour. The second occasion on which we can deduce that he used the Arundel prints was in September 1873, when he mentions both the ‘Standard portfolios of Indian architecture’ by Samuel Fergusson and ‘Michael Angelo’s paintings at the Vatican’ ( J 237). ’ This analysis helps to explain his otherwise obscure comment on the ‘hammer realism’ of Michelangelo’s Entombment, which he saw for the ﬁrst time in February 1874, and which, partly because it is incomplete, is simpler than it might have become and has the same large, anatomically realistic ﬁgures as those in the Vatican.
On 17 July he noted in his Journal, ‘It was this night I believe but possibly the next that I saw clearly the impossibility of staying in the Church of England, but resolved to say nothing to anyone till three months are over, that is the end of the Long, and then of course to take no step till after my Degree’, resolves he was unable to keep (J 146). It is not known when George Giberne became a member of the Royal Photographic Society though he was certainly listed there by 1873. By 1867 he was contributing articles advocating the Ackland Collodio-Albumen process to the Society’s journal.
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