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Mountain view

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (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.1366-2018

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRG, shelf 852

Physical description

Autochrome depicting a view of a forest covered mountain, with a building visible on the right of the image. Two separate glass plates taped together around the edges.

Place of Origin

Japan (photographed)

Date

ca. 1913 (photographed)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

autochrome

Marks and inscriptions

'Inv 10853'
Handwritten in pencil on the top right of the tape surrounding the plate.

'29-8'
Handwritten in pencil on a circular sticker on the bottom left of the tape surrounding the plate.

'H.M. Murdoch F.R.P.S'
Handwritten in red paint on the emulsion plate, slightly obscured by the tape surrounding the plates.

Dimensions

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

Descriptive line

Photograph by Helen Messinger Murdoch, 'Mountain view', Japan, ca. 1913

Materials

Glass

Techniques

Autochrome; Photography

Categories

Photographs; Landscapes; The Royal Photographic Society

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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