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Jack in the Green

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Lambeth (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1970 - 2000 (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.5096-2018

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRP, shelf 403

Physical description

Monotone photograph mounted onto board, with exhibition text panel. Depicting a street scene with performer in centre of photograph.

Place of Origin

Lambeth (photographed)

Date

ca. 1970 - 2000 (photographed)

Artist/maker

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

Marks and inscriptions

'Jack in the Green 1893'
Typed on exhibition text panel.
Handwritten in pencil on verso.

'A masquearde organised by sweeps to collect money for charitable purposes on May day.'
Typed on exhibition text panel.
Handwritten in pencil on verso.

'Photographed near Oval Cricket Ground.'
Typed on exhibition text panel.
Handwritten in pencil on verso.

'#15206'
Handwritten in pencil on verso.

Object history note

Modern photograph reproduced and mounted to board for Royal Photographic Society Exhibition by Coe/Kingsley.
Original Glass Negative ca.1893
RPS Glass Negative Number:15206
RPS Glass Positive Number: 14777

Descriptive line

Photograph by Paul Martin, 'Jack in the Green', modern toned print, 1970-2000

Techniques

Photography

Categories

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

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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