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A portrait of a woman

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Luzern (photographed)

  • Date:

    28 July 1863 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    G. Grütter (Photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen photograph mounted on card.

  • 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 MB2, shelf SH2, box XRG304

Physical description

Carte-de-visite depicting a portrait of a woman, standing on front of painted background.

Place of Origin

Luzern (photographed)


28 July 1863 (photographed)


G. Grütter (Photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen photograph mounted on card.

Marks and inscriptions

'28th July. 1863.'
Handwritten in ink on verso, top.

'G. GRUTTER / Photograph / in / LUZERN'
Printed on verso, as part of logo.


Height: 100 mm, Width: 62 mm

Descriptive line

Photograph by G. Grütter, a portrait of a woman, albumen print, 28 July 1863


Photographic paper


Albumen process; Photography


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


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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