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  • Place of origin:

    Manchester (
    , photographed)

  • Date:

    1880-1900 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Reston, Arthur (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen photograph, mounted onto card.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Photograph of three girls seated around a small posing with a tea set, by Arthur Reston, albumen print, Manchester, 1880-1900.

Physical description

Full-length sepia photograph of three girls facing front, probably aged between ten and seventeen and seated around a small table posing with a tea set. The girls are wearing matching outfits of dark, longsleeved dress or dresscoat and floppy brimmed hats. The photograph has been glued or pasted onto a supporting board which has been printed with the photographer's name and address on the front. On the reverse is printed, in red ink, the photographer's logo and additional advertising information.

Place of Origin

Manchester (
, photographed)


1880-1900 (photographed)


Reston, Arthur (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen photograph, mounted onto card.

Descriptive line

Photograph of three girls, by Arthur Reston, albumen print, Manchester, 1880-1900


Photographic paper; Glue or paste; Card support


Photography; Albumen process

Subjects depicted

Girls; Tea; Tea sets


Children & Childhood; Photographs; Children's clothes


Museum of Childhood

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