Saltash Bridge

Photographs
ca. 1858 (photographed)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Photographic print in monochrome mounted on card depicting a bridge connecting two ends of fields under construction. The image depicts the path leading to one end of the bridge in the forehground.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Albumen print
Brief Description
Photograph by Robert Howlett, 'Saltash Bridge under Construction', Cornwall, albumen print, about 1858
Physical Description
Photographic print in monochrome mounted on card depicting a bridge connecting two ends of fields under construction. The image depicts the path leading to one end of the bridge in the forehground.
Dimensions
  • Mount height: mm
  • Mount width: mm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Saltash Bridge under construction'
  • 'WAS ATTRIBUTED TO FENTON NOW ESTABLISHED TO BE BY HOWLETT'
  • 'Saltash Bridge between Devon, Cornwall'
  • 'Saltash Bridge'
  • 'With in R. Howletts Courts'
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.
Place Depicted
Other Numbers
  • 2995 - RPS identifier - inventory no.
  • 2003-5000/2995 - Science Museum Group accession number
  • 129 - RPS identifier - other
Collection
Accession Number
RPS.1602-2017

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record createdFebruary 28, 2018
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