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A portrait of 'Revd. J. Morehead'

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Marylebone (photographed)

  • Date:

    1860-1869 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Southwell Brothers (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 XRG305

Physical description

Carte-de-visite depicting a portrait of 'Revd. J. Morehead'. He is seated on a chair with a table to his right. There are five books and a vase on the table.

Place of Origin

Marylebone (photographed)


1860-1869 (photographed)


Southwell Brothers (Photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen photograph mounted on card.

Marks and inscriptions

'SOUTHWELL / BROTHERS / Photographers Royal. / 16 & 22 BAKER STREET / LONDON
Printed on verso, part of logo.

Printed on recto, below the image.

'Revd J. Morehead'
Handwritten in ink on verso.


Height: 100 mm, Width: 62 mm

Descriptive line

Photograph by Southwell Brothers, a portrait of 'Revd. J. Morehead', albumen print, ca. 1860s


Photographic paper


Albumen process; Photography


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


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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