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A portrait of 'Miss Louisa Pyne'

  • Object:

    photograph

  • 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:

    RPS.4435-2018

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Carte-de-visite depicting a portrait of 'Miss Louisa Pyne' holding a black lace shawl, standing between a table and a pillar. She is Louisa Fanny Pyne (1832-1904), an English soprano. Handcoloured.

Place of Origin

Marylebone (photographed)

Date

1860-1869 (photographed)

Artist/maker

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.

'Miss Lousia Pyne'
Handwritten in pencil on verso.

'SOUTHWELL'
Printed on recto, below the image.

'ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY / 35, RUSSELL SQUARE / LONDON, W.C.1'
Stamped on verso.

Dimensions

Height: 100 mm, Width: 62 mm

Descriptive line

Photograph by Southwell Brothers, a portrait of 'Miss Louisa Pyne', albumen print, ca. 1860s

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Albumen process; Photography

Categories

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

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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