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Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (photographed)

  • Date:

    1850-1895 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    photograph

  • Museum number:

    PH.1164-1896

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Photograph of a 15th century French relief made of painted oak, depicting St George and the Dragon.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (photographed)

Date

1850-1895 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

photograph

Dimensions

Height: 41.8 cm, Width: 34.1 cm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Photograph of a painted oak relief depicting St George and the Dragon, previously in the collection of Emile Peyre, Great Britain, 1850s-1896

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

label pasted on mount of photograph

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Dragon

Categories

Photographs; Woodwork; Myths & Legends; Religion

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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