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Photographs - Comus, a painting by George Lance
  • Comus, a painting by George Lance
    Fenton, Roger, born 1819 - died 1869
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Comus, a painting by George Lance

  • Object:


  • Date:

    1853-1860 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fenton, Roger, born 1819 - died 1869 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print

  • 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 XRP, shelf 249

Physical description

Monochrome photograph depicting a painting by George Lance. The painting is of a still life of grapes and various fruit, with part of a landscape visible in the background left of the image, within this background a group of figures stand at the edge of a tree line.


1853-1860 (photographed)


Fenton, Roger, born 1819 - died 1869 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print

Marks and inscriptions

'Photographed by R. Fenton.'
Printed in ink below image.

'Comus: picture by Lance'
Handwritten in pencil below the image.


Width: 543 mm Print, Height: 416 mm Print

Descriptive line

Photograph by Roger Fenton, 'Comus, a painting by George Lance', albumen print, 1853-1860


Photographic paper


Albumen; Photography

Subjects depicted



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


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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