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Photograph - The Great Eastern
  • The Great Eastern
    Howlett, Robert, born 1831 - died 1858
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The Great Eastern

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    UK (photographed)

  • Date:

    2 November 1857 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print from wet collodion negative

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased, 1979.

  • Museum number:

    PH.255-1979

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 33, box A

Physical description

Photograph of the hull of the Great Eastern.

Place of Origin

UK (photographed)

Date

2 November 1857 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print from wet collodion negative

Dimensions

Height: 287 mm image, Width: 364 mm image, Height: 357 mm sheet, Width: 432 mm sheet

Descriptive line

Robert Howlett, photograph of the hull of the Great Eastern, 1857.

Techniques

Collodion

Categories

Photographs; Boats and ships; Tourism & Travel; Transport

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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