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photograph - The Great Frost of 1894, Tug Breaking Up Ice on the Thames
  • The Great Frost of 1894, Tug Breaking Up Ice on the Thames
    Martin, Paul, born 1864 - died 1944
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The Great Frost of 1894, Tug Breaking Up Ice on the Thames

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    River Thames (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.5166-2018

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRP, shelf 404

Physical description

Monotone photograph mounted onto board, with exhibition text panel. Depicting a tug boat breaking up ice on the River Thames.

Place of Origin

River Thames (photographed)

Date

ca. 1970 - 2000 (photographed)

Artist/maker

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

Marks and inscriptions

'The Great Frost of 1894'
Typed on exhibition text panel.
Handwritten in pencil on verso.

'Tug breaking up ice on the Thames between the bridges.'
Typed on exhibition text panel.
Handwritten in pencil on verso.

'15192'
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.1880-1900
RPS Glass Negative Number:15192

Descriptive line

Photograph by Paul Martin, 'The Great Frost of 1894, Tug Breaking Up Ice on the Thames', modern toned print, 1970-2000

Techniques

Photography

Categories

Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; Children & Childhood

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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