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Chinese Interior

  • Object:


  • Date:

    1911 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Coburn, Alvin Langdon, born 1882 - died 1966 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Platinum print

  • 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:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRP, shelf 124

Physical description

Black and white photograph depicting an Asian man sitting on a chair at a table in a room decorated with Oriental furniture and patterns. The photograph is mounted on several layers of dark grey-coloured card.


1911 (photographed)


Coburn, Alvin Langdon, born 1882 - died 1966 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Platinum print

Marks and inscriptions

By A L Coburn
Inscribed in pencil on verso


Width: 65 mm image, Height: 84 mm image, Width: 275 mm sheet, Height: 350 mm sheet

Descriptive line

Photograph by Alvin Langdon Coburn, 'Chinese Interior', platinum print, about 1900-1902


Platinum process; Photography


Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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