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The Picture Book

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Käsebier, Gertrude, born 1852 - died 1934 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bromide 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.5376-2018

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRP, shelf 349

Physical description

Monotone photograph, on paper. Depicting a woman and child sitting in the shade of a tree reading.

Date

ca. 1900 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Käsebier, Gertrude, born 1852 - died 1934 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Bromide print

Marks and inscriptions

'The Picture Book'
Handwritten in pencil on verso.

'Bromide copy of Mrs Kasebier's print'
Handwritten in pencil on verso.

'Received from Demachy June 1936'
Handwritten in pencil on verso.

'K.3'
Handwritten in pencil on verso.

Object history note

Object donated to the Royal Photographic Society Collection by Demachy, June 1936.

Descriptive line

Photograph by Gertrude Käsebier, 'The Picture Book', bromide print, ca. 1900

Techniques

Photography; Bromide process

Categories

Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; Children & Childhood

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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