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York Minster

  • Object:

    photographs

  • Place of origin:

    York Minster (photographed)

  • Date:

    1854 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fenton, Roger, born 1819 - died 1869 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt 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:

    RPS.4478-2018

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRP, shelf 230

Physical description

Photographic print in monochrome depicting street scene with three children in the middle of the road and two men on the sidewalk. in the background a tall cathedral is seen.

Place of Origin

York Minster (photographed)

Date

1854 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Fenton, Roger, born 1819 - died 1869 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Salt print

Marks and inscriptions

'York Minster, from Lendall'
Printed in ink on paper below image

'Photographed & Published by R. Fenton, Oct 1st, 1854'
Printed in ink on paper below image

'YORK MINSTER FROM LENDALL
ROGER DENTON 1854
SALT PRINT.'
Type-printed in ink on paper stuck on verso

Dimensions

Height: mm mount, Width: mm mount

Descriptive line

Photograph by Roger Fenton, 'York Minster from Lendall', Yorkshire, salt print, 1854

Techniques

Photography; Albumen process

Categories

Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; RPS Digitisation Project New; Architecture

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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