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A portrait of a man in military uniform

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Durban (photographed)

  • Date:

    1860-1869 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    B. Kisch (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.4388-2018

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case MB2, shelf SH2, box XRG305

Physical description

Carte-de-visite portrait of a man wearing military uniform. He is holding a stick in his right hand and a glove and hat in his left.

Place of Origin

Durban (photographed)

Date

1860-1869 (photographed)

Artist/maker

B. Kisch (Photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen photograph mounted on card.

Marks and inscriptions

'FROM THE STUDIO / OF / B. Kisch / PHOTOGRAPHER / & / ARTIST / DURBAN / NATAL'
Printed on verso, as part of logo.

'B. KISCH / DURBAN, NATAL.'
Printed on recto, below the image.

Dimensions

Height: 100 mm, Width: 62 mm

Descriptive line

Photograph by B. Kisch, a portrait of a man in military uniform, albumen print, ca. 1860s

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Albumen process; Photography

Categories

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

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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