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Tissue Stereograph

  • Object:

    Photographs

  • Date:

    1860s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tissue stereograph

  • 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.1314-2018

  • Gallery location:

    Photography Centre, Room 100, The Bern and Ronny Schwartz Gallery, case CA7

Physical description

Framed, two-part set of tissue stereographs in a yellow surrounding. Each of the two scenes depicts costumed cast members gathered on-stage. This scene features a group gathering, with those pictured parting for a man sitting atop a white horse.

Date

1860s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tissue stereograph

Dimensions

Width: 17.3 cm, Height: 8.6 cm, :

Object history note

From a set of 12 tissue stereographs in original housing depicting different scenes from the opera 'La Muette'

Descriptive line

Tissue stereograph by unknown artist depicting the scene 'Le Triomphe' from the opera 'La Muette', about 1860s

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Technique

Subjects depicted

Theatre; Opera; Performers

Categories

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

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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