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Man Performing

  • Object:


  • 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:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Monotone photograph on paper, depicting a man bending backwards in front of a large crowd. A park and groups of people can be seen in the background.


ca. 1960-1980 (photographed)


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

Materials and Techniques

gelatin silver print

Object history note

'Appy Ampstead' fair, Hampstead Heath (?)
Reproduction photograph made for Kodak Collection from original negative.
Original negative ca. 1880-1900.
'Toned Copy Print from Kodak Collection' (Paul Martin) written on tissue paper photograph wrapped in.

Descriptive line

Photograph by Paul Martin, 'Man Performing', gelatin silver print, ca. 1960-1980


Photography; Gelatin silver process


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


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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