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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F , Case X, Shelf 601, Box D

Design for painted window blind for the Cast Courts showing Mansart by Frank Moody

Photograph
1873 (photographed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Photographs and photographers were present from the very beginning of the V&A's history and the Museum has an extensive collection of images from the 1850s through to the present which documents the construction and development of the V&A and the South Kensington site.

Originally collected by the National Art Library as part of a programme to record works of art, architecture and design in the interest of public education, these topographic and architectural views were valued as records and as source material for students of architecture and design. As well as being crucial records of the history of the V&A, and an important element within the National Art Library's visual encyclopaedia, these photographs are also significant artefacts in the history of the art of photography.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Albumen print
Brief Description
Photograph, Design for painted window blind for the Cast Courts showing Mansart by Frank Moody, albumen print, 1873
Physical Description
A photograph of a design with the label 'Mansart' for an arched window.
Dimensions
  • Mount height: 49cm
  • Mount width: 38cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
'Design for blinds of New court / 1873 S.K. Museum' (lower right mount)
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Association
Summary
Photographs and photographers were present from the very beginning of the V&A's history and the Museum has an extensive collection of images from the 1850s through to the present which documents the construction and development of the V&A and the South Kensington site.



Originally collected by the National Art Library as part of a programme to record works of art, architecture and design in the interest of public education, these topographic and architectural views were valued as records and as source material for students of architecture and design. As well as being crucial records of the history of the V&A, and an important element within the National Art Library's visual encyclopaedia, these photographs are also significant artefacts in the history of the art of photography.

Associated Object
75:009 (Version)
Collection
Accession Number
75009A

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record createdJuly 1, 2009
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