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Trafalgar Day, Celebration

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Trafalgar square (photographed)

  • Date:

    1900 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Martin, Paul, born 1864 - died 1944 (photographer)

  • 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.5052-2018

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRP, shelf 380, box A

Physical description

Monotone photograph, on paper. Depicting a large crowd at Trafalgar square. Nelson's column has been decorated.

Place of Origin

Trafalgar square (photographed)

Date

1900 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Martin, Paul, born 1864 - died 1944 (photographer)

Marks and inscriptions

'Trafalgar Day Celebration 1900'
Handwritten on verso

'Nelson's Column decorated'
Handwritten on verso

'Photo to be returned to'
Written on verso

'P. Martin 55 Hosack Road, London, S.W.17.'
Written on verso

'7702'
Written in pencil on verso

'M4'
Written in pencil on verso

Descriptive line

Photograph by Paul Martin, 'Trafalgar Day, Celebration', bromide print, 1900

Techniques

Photography; Bromide process

Categories

Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; Children & Childhood; RPS Digitisation Project New

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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