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Wooden Swings at Fair

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Date:

    ca. 1960-1980 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    gelatin silver 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.5069-2018

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Monotone photograph on paper, depicting large wooden structures with adults swinging on them. Groups of people can be seen throughout the photograph.

Date

ca. 1960-1980 (photographed)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

gelatin silver print

Object history note

Reproduction photograph made for Kodak Collection. Original photograph ca. 1880-1900.
'Toned Copy Print from Kodak Collection' (Paul Martin) written in pencil on tissue paper photograph is wrapped in.

Descriptive line

Photograph by Paul Martin, 'Wooden Swings at Fair', gelatin silver print, ca. 1960-1980

Techniques

Photography; Gelatin silver process

Categories

Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; Fairs; Play; Entertainment & Leisure; Children & Childhood; RPS Digitisation Project New

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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