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  • Place of origin:

    Brighton (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1880s (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Donovan & Son (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen photograph, mounted onto card.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Photograph of three children, by Donovan & Son, albumen print, Brighton, ca. 1880s.

Physical description

Sepia photograph of three children, possibly siblings. A boy sits on the left wearing a sailor style jacket. A girl of a similar age to the boy sits on the right wearing a white or cream smock. A third child sits in the middle also wearing a smock. The photograph has been printed landscape. All three children are photographed from head to waist and are looking out to the front. The photograph has been glued or pasted onto a supporting board which has been printed on the front with an illustrated logo for the photographer's name and address.

Place of Origin

Brighton (photographed)


ca. 1880s (photographed)


Donovan & Son (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen photograph, mounted onto card.

Descriptive line

Photograph of three children, by Donovan & Son, albumen print, Brighton, ca. 1880s


Photographic paper; Glue or paste; Card support


Photography; Albumen process

Subjects depicted



Children & Childhood; Photographs; Children's clothes


Museum of Childhood

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