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Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Hamburg (photographed)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased from Mr. A.J. Bucknall Smith, 1912

  • Museum number:

    935-1912

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 512M, case MX14, shelf X, box 89

Physical description

A mounted sepia-coloured photograph bound in an album with a total of 138 photographs.

Place of Origin

Hamburg (photographed)

Date

late 19th century (photographed)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print

Dimensions

Height: 36 cm album cover, Width: 30.5 cm album cover, Depth: 4.5 cm album cover

Object history note

One of a group of over 600 albumen photographs of scenes from around the world which were purchased for the 'Art Library' at the Victoria and Albert Museum from Mr. A.J. Bucknall Smith in 1912.

Descriptive line

Topographical Album, 19thC, Smith Collection vol. I; Anon. Germany, Hamburg, port

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Categories

Photographs; Topography; Tourism & Travel

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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