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A portrait of a woman

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Salisbury (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1870s (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Owen (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen photograph mounted on card.

  • 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 MB2, shelf SH2, box XRG303

Physical description

Carte-de-visite depicting a portrait of a woman

Place of Origin

Salisbury (photographed)


ca. 1870s (photographed)


Owen (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen photograph mounted on card.

Marks and inscriptions

Embossed below image as part of logo.


Height: 105 mm, Width: 63 mm

Descriptive line

Photograph by Owen, a portrait of a woman, Salisbury, albumen print, ca. 1870-1879


Photographic paper


Albumen process; Photography


Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; Portraits


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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