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Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (photographed)

  • Date:

    1850-1896 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photograph

  • Museum number:

    PH.1192-1896

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514a, case X, shelf 262, box B

Physical description

A photograph of the foot a knop of a large 15th century French crucifix carved in relief with gothic tracery. There are remains of gilding.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (photographed)

Date

1850-1896 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Unknown (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Photograph

Dimensions

Height: 41.8 cm mount, Width: 34.1 cm mount

Object history note

The object in this photograph formed part of the collection of Emile Peyre (1824-1904), a notable Parisian collector of French Medieval and Renaissance artefacts. In 1895 the South Kensington Museum (renamed the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1900), bought over 300 pieces of furniture and woodwork (including this object) from him.

Descriptive line

Photograph of the foot and knop of a large 15th century French crucifix which was previously part of the collection of Emile Peyre, Great Britain, 1850s-1896

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

On a label pasted to the mount.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Foot; Knop

Categories

Photographs; Woodwork; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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