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Photograph - The Great Eastern: elevation from mid-Thames
  • The Great Eastern: elevation from mid-Thames
    Howlett, Robert, born 1831 - died 1858
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The Great Eastern: elevation from mid-Thames

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1857 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Howlett, Robert, born 1831 - died 1858 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print from collodion negative

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased, 1979.

  • Museum number:

    PH.248-1979

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 41, box A

Physical description

Photograph of the Great Eastern ship.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1857 (made)

Artist/maker

Howlett, Robert, born 1831 - died 1858 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print from collodion negative

Dimensions

Height: 19.4 cm image, Width: 36.5 cm image, Height: 26.5 cm sheet, Width: 43.2 cm sheet

Descriptive line

Photograph by Robert Howlett of Brunel's Great Eastern ship.

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

Calado, Jorge, Ingenuity, Photography and Engineering 1846-2006,Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, 2007.

Materials

Albumen

Techniques

Photography; Collodion

Categories

Photographs; Boats and ships; Transport; Tourism & Travel

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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