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A portrait of a woman

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Islington (photographed)

  • Date:

    1860-1869 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    T. C. Turner (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.4675-2018

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Carte-de-visite depicting a portrait of a woman seated beside a table to her right. She is holding a book in her left hand and her right arm is resting on the table.

Place of Origin

Islington (photographed)

Date

1860-1869 (photographed)

Artist/maker

T. C. Turner (Photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen photograph mounted on card.

Marks and inscriptions

'PHOTOGRAPHER / TO THEIR R. HIGHNESSES / THE PRINCE & PRINCESS OF WALES / 10, BARNSBURY PARK, / T. C. Turner / 17, UPPER STREET / ISLINGTON / LONDON'
Printed on verso, as part of logo.

'T. C. Turner / London'
Printed on recto, below the image.

'13292'
Handwritten in ink on verso, following the printed 'No.'.

Dimensions

Height: 100 mm, Width: 62 mm

Descriptive line

Photograph by T. C. Turner, a portrait of a woman, 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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