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photograph - Entrance to Government House, Lucknow
  • Entrance to Government House, Lucknow
    Messinger Murdoch, Helen, born 1862 - died 1956
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Entrance to Government House, Lucknow

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    India (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Messinger Murdoch, Helen, born 1862 - died 1956 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Autochrome

  • 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.361-2017

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case MB2, shelf XRP, box 1513

Physical description

Autochrome of a the ruins of the Government House in Lucknow, which are overgrown with bushes and shrubs. Two glass plates sandwiched together to protect the autochrome emulsion layer, taped at the edges.

Place of Origin

India (photographed)

Artist/maker

Messinger Murdoch, Helen, born 1862 - died 1956 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Autochrome

Marks and inscriptions

inv. 10630
On black tape, along the top edge at the right, handwritten in pencil.

Lucknow Mutiny Ruins
Entrance to Government House
On white label stuck on bottom left corner, handwritten in black ink.

On small white sticker in the bottom left corner, numbers and scribbles handwritten in pencil.

A small sticker stuck along the bottom edge.

Dimensions

Height: 82 mm, Width: 107 mm, Depth: 3 mm, Height: 83 mm Additional glass slide, Width: 108 mm Additional glass slide

Descriptive line

Photograph by Helen Messinger Murdoch, Entrance to Government House in Lucknow, autochrome.

Materials

Glass

Techniques

Autochrome; Photography

Categories

Photographs; Portraits; The Royal Photographic Society

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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