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Photographs - Decanter and fruit
  • Decanter and fruit
    Fenton, Roger, born 1819 - died 1869
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Decanter and fruit

  • Object:


  • Date:

    1854 (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:

    In Storage

Physical description

Monochrome photograph depicting a still life with a glass decanter in the centre, sourrounded by fruit including grapes, gooseberries, strawberries, plums and peaches, and lily flowers.


1854 (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.


Width: 553 mm Print, Height: 440 mm Print

Descriptive line

Photograph by Roger Fenton, 'Decanter and fruit', 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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