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W.H. Raymond in the hotel gardens

  • 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.1751-2018

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Autochrome of a man in a suit standing on a garden path. On the left of the image is a tree with yellow flowers and on the right is a large evergreen tree. In the foreground there is a concrete wall and a flower bed with red flowers. Two glass plates sandwiched together and taped around the edges, the top section of tape is slightly loose.

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

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

'INV: 10942'
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 the hotel gardens', California, autochrome, ca. 1915

Materials

Glass

Techniques

Autochrome; Photography

Categories

Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; Gardens & Gardening

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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