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W. H. Raymond in garden, with "Old Baldy" in the distance

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    California (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1915 (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.1749-2018

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRG, shelf 853

Physical description

Autochrome of a man in a suit and bowler hat, standing in a garden, with mountains visible in the background of the image. Two glass plates sandwiched together and taped around the edges.

Place of Origin

California (photographed)

Date

ca. 1915 (photographed)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

autochrome

Marks and inscriptions

'44-IX'
Handwritten in pencil on a circular white sticker on the bottom left of the tape surrounding the plate.

'INV: 10940'
Handwritten in pencil on the bottom left of the tape surrounding the plate.

'H M Murdoch F.R.P.S'
Handpainted directly onto emulsion plate, partially obscured by the tape surrounding the plates.

Dimensions

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

Descriptive line

Photograph by Helen Messinger Murdoch, 'W. H. Raymond in garden, with "Old Baldy" in the distance', California, autochrome, ca. 1915

Materials

Glass

Techniques

Autochrome; Photography

Categories

Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; Gardens & Gardening; Portraits

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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