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    Woodbury, Walter Bentley, born 1834 - died 1885
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  • Place of origin:

    Java (photographed)

  • Date:

    1853-57 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Woodbury, Walter Bentley, born 1834 - died 1885 (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 635

Physical description

Photograph from a deconstructed album of 109 photographs, with a cover, title page, two end pages and two blank pages. Each page mounted with 1 to 5 photographs, some with photographs mounted on verso. Pages very fragile.

Place of Origin

Java (photographed)


1853-57 (photographed)


Woodbury, Walter Bentley, born 1834 - died 1885 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

albumen print


Height: 370 mm album cover, Width: 340 mm album cover

Descriptive line

Photograph, from album of photographs by Walter Woodbury, 'Victoria, Australia and Java', albumen prints, 1853-1857


Photographic paper


Albumen process


Photographs; Topography


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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