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Photographs - Holborn Circus London 7405 G.W.W
  • Holborn Circus London 7405 G.W.W
    Wilson, George Washington, born 1823 - died 1893
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Holborn Circus London 7405 G.W.W

  • Object:

    Photographs

  • Place of origin:

    London (photographed)

  • Date:

    before 1891 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wilson, George Washington, born 1823 - died 1893 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glass lantern slide

  • 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.1923-2018

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Lantern slide depicting Holborn Circus. The slide is a photographic image which has been artificially coloured. The premises of the photography studio and instrument makers Negretti and Zambra can be seen on the left of the image.

Place of Origin

London (photographed)

Date

before 1891 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Wilson, George Washington, born 1823 - died 1893 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Glass lantern slide

Dimensions

Height: 8.3 cm, Width: 8,3 cm

Object history note

This slide is number 42 of a set titled 'Modern Babylon: a trip to London'.

Descriptive line

Coloured lantern slide of Holborn Circus, London, by George Washington Wilson.

Materials

Glass

Techniques

Photography

Categories

Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; Magic lantern shows; Projected images; Portraits; RPS Digitisation Project

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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