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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
British Galleries, Room 122b

The Cheat Detected'

Photograph
ca. 1860s (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Tissue stereograph mounted on light cream coloured card, depicting a scene with four men playing cards at a table. Albumen print, hand-colour on tissue and intended to be viewed as a transparency. The print has been pricked in the position of the candles in the image to give the effect, when held up to the light, that the candles are glowing. Lettered with the name Joseph Chadwick Peatson and inscribed in graphite with the artist's name and the letters 'RN'.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Stereoscopic photograph, albumen print
Brief Description
Tissue stereograph depicting a scene with four men playing cards at a table, possibly entitled 'The Cheat Detected', by Anthony. Great Britain, ca. 1860s.
Physical Description
Tissue stereograph mounted on light cream coloured card, depicting a scene with four men playing cards at a table. Albumen print, hand-colour on tissue and intended to be viewed as a transparency. The print has been pricked in the position of the candles in the image to give the effect, when held up to the light, that the candles are glowing. Lettered with the name Joseph Chadwick Peatson and inscribed in graphite with the artist's name and the letters 'RN'.
Dimensions
  • Size of card height: 8.6cm
  • Width: 17.5cm
Dimensions taken from departmental notes
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
683-1943

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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