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A Bust

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Rome (photographed)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Behles, Edmundo, born 1841 - died 1924 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen photograph mounted on card.

  • 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 MB2, shelf SH2, box XRG302

Physical description

Carte-de-visite depicting a profile view of a bust (sculpture).

Place of Origin

Rome (photographed)


late 19th century (photographed)


Behles, Edmundo, born 1841 - died 1924 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen photograph mounted on card.

Marks and inscriptions

Grandes Medailles d'or / EDMOND BEHLES / Photographe / ROME / Atelier Mario de fiori No 28 an 1er / Magasin / Corso N. 346/47
Printed on verso as part of logo.


Height: 93 mm Image, Width: 60 mm Image, Height: 100 mm Card, Width: 65 mm Card

Descriptive line

Photograph by Edmond Behles, A Bust, albumen print, late 19th century.


Photographic paper


Albumen process; Photography


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


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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