Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

photograph - 1444 - Valley as seen from the top of the Hamta Pass
  • 1444 - Valley as seen from the top of the Hamta Pass
    Bourne, Samuel, born 1834 - died 1912
  • Enlarge image

1444 - Valley as seen from the top of the Hamta Pass

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Himalayas ((photographed))

  • Date:

    1866

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bourne, Samuel, born 1834 - died 1912

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print from wet collodion glass negative, pasted into album.

  • Credit Line:

    The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    RPS.347:47-2017

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRP, shelf 1511

Physical description

Albumen print of a view of a valley taken from the Hamta Pass, mounted on the recto of page 25 of the album. RPS.347:48-2017 is pasted onto the verso of this page.

Place of Origin

Himalayas ((photographed))

Date

1866

Artist/maker

Bourne, Samuel, born 1834 - died 1912

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print from wet collodion glass negative, pasted into album.

Marks and inscriptions

1444
Valley as seen from the top of the Hamta Pass.
Recto, handwritten by photographer in pencil underneath the print.

7948
Recto, handwritten in pencil in bottom right corner of page.

Bourne 1444
Signature and negative number on print, on the bottom edge at the centre, handwritten in black ink.

Dimensions

Height: 240 mm Image, Width: 296 mm Image, Height: 370 mm Page, Width: 414 mm Page

Object history note

This album contains museum numbers RPS.347:1-2017 to RPS.347:91-2017.

Descriptive line

Photograph by Samuel Bourne, No. 1444 - Valley as seen from the top of the Hamta Pass, albumen print, 1866.

Materials

Albumen

Techniques

Albumen process; Photography

Categories

Photographs; Portraits; The Royal Photographic Society; RPS Digitisation Project

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.