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William the Conqueror Inn at Dives

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Normandy (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1913 (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.95-2018

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRG, shelf 847

Physical description

Autochrome depicting the garden of a house. In the foreground is a chair and table with a building visible in the background on the left of the image. Glass plate with tape around the edges.

Place of Origin

Normandy (photographed)

Date

ca. 1913 (photographed)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

autochrome

Marks and inscriptions

'Inv 10538'
Handwritten in pencil on the top right of the tape surrounding the plate.

'Wm Conq Inn, Dives, France'
Handwritten in white on the top edge of the tape surrounding the plate.

'2a'
Handwritten in white on the bottom edge of the tape surrounding the plate.

Dimensions

Height: 83 mm, Width: 107 mm, Depth: 3 mm

Descriptive line

Photograph by Helen Messinger Murdoch, 'William the Conqueror Inn at Dives', autochrome, Normandy, France, ca. 1913

Materials

Glass

Techniques

Photography

Categories

Photographs; Gardens & Gardening; The Royal Photographic Society; Magic lantern shows; Projected images

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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