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photograph - 1137 - Snowy peaks near the source of the Ganges
  • 1137 - Snowy peaks near the source of the Ganges
    Bourne, Samuel, born 1834 - died 1912
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1137 - Snowy peaks near the source of the Ganges

  • 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.347:73-2017

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Albumen print of trees in a mountainous landscape, mounted on the recto of page 38 of the album. RPS.347:74-2017 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

1537
Snowy peaks near the Source of the Ganges
Recto, handwritten by photographer in pencil underneath the print.

7976
Recto, handwritten in pencil in bottom right corner of page.

Bourne
1537
Signature and negative number visible in print, in the bottom left corner, handwritten in black ink. Name and number are written slightly separately.

Dimensions

Height: 242 mm Image, Width: 293 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. 1537 - Snowy peaks near the source of the Ganges, albumen print, 1866.

Materials

Albumen

Techniques

Albumen process; Photography

Categories

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

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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