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Photograph - Portrait of a woman
  • Portrait of a woman
    Bond, James William, born 1803 - died 1887
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Portrait of a woman

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (J. W. Bond's studio was on Hackney Road in London, made)

  • Date:

    1854 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bond, James William, born 1803 - died 1887 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Collodion positive photograph

  • Museum number:

    11C-1971

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Collodion positive photographic portrait of a woman in original wood and tortoise shell frame.

Place of Origin

Britain (J. W. Bond's studio was on Hackney Road in London, made)

Date

1854 (made)

Artist/maker

Bond, James William, born 1803 - died 1887 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Collodion positive photograph

Descriptive line

Collodion positive photograph by J. W. Bond depicting a portrait of a woman, 'actinic portraiture' in original wood and tortoise shell frame. Great Britain, 1854.

Production Note

The word 'actinic' is an adjective pertaining to the use of of light or lighting able to cause photochemical reactions, as in photography, through having a significant short wavelength or ultraviolet component.

Materials

Tortoise; Wood

Techniques

Photography; Collodion

Subjects depicted

Portraits

Categories

Portraits; Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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