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Photograph - The Dragon

The Dragon

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Massachusetts (made)

  • Date:

    1903 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Coburn, Alvin Langdon, born 1882 - died 1966 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Half-tone reproduction

  • Museum number:

    PH.36-1981

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 916, box A

Physical description

Half-tone reproduction of an image of a serpentine river on a plain at Ipswich, Massachusetts, North America. It is quite a hazy image, depicting a large flat expanse with a meandering river through the centre, disappearing into the horizon.

Place of Origin

Massachusetts (made)

Date

1903 (made)

Artist/maker

Coburn, Alvin Langdon, born 1882 - died 1966 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Half-tone reproduction

Dimensions

Height: 138 mm, Width: 177 mm

Descriptive line

Half-tone reproduction of a landscape photograph entitled 'The Dragon', depicting a serpentine river by Alvin Langdon Coburn. America, 1903.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Coe, Brian & Haworth-Booth, Mark. A Guide to Early Photographic Printing Processes. London: The Victoria and Albert Museum in association with Hurtwood Press, 1983.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Half-tone

Subjects depicted

Plain; River

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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