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photograph - A portrait of Prince Alemayehu and Tristram Speedy
  • A portrait of Prince Alemayehu and Tristram Speedy
    Jabez Hughes
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A portrait of Prince Alemayehu and Tristram Speedy

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Ryde (photographed)

  • Date:

    1860-1869 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jabez Hughes (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:

    RPS.4318-2018

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case MB2, shelf SH2, box XRG304

Physical description

Carte-de-visite portrait of Prince Alemayehu of Ethiopia (1861-1879) and Tristram Charle Sawyer Speedy (1836-1911), an explorer. Prince Alemayehu is sitting on Speedy lap.

Place of Origin

Ryde (photographed)

Date

1860-1869 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Jabez Hughes (Photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen photograph mounted on card.

Marks and inscriptions

'ROYAL / PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO / MR. JABEZ HUGHES. / PHOTOGRAPHER TO THE QUEEN / AND / H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES, / REGINA HOUSE, / RYDE, ISLE OF WIGHT.'
Printed on verso, as part of a logo.

'JABEZ HUGHES / RYDE I.W.'
Printed on the recto, below the image.

Dimensions

Height: 100 mm, Width: 62 mm

Descriptive line

Photograph by Mr Jabez Hughes, a portrait of Prince Alemayehu and Tristram Speedy, albumen print, ca. 1860s.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Albumen process; Photography

Categories

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

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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