late 19th century (photographed)
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On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 512M
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A mounted sepia-coloured photograph bound in an album with a total of 248 photographs.

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Albumen print
Brief Description
19thC, Smith Collection; Kimbei Kusabe, The Native Quarter, Hong Kong
Physical Description
A mounted sepia-coloured photograph bound in an album with a total of 248 photographs.
  • Album cover height: 59.5cm
  • Album cover width: 49cm
  • Album cover depth: 8.5cm
Credit line
Purchased from Mr. A.J. Bucknall Smith, 1912
Object history
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.
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record createdJuly 1, 2009
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