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A portrait of Francis Clare Ford

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Kjøbenhavn (photographed)

  • Date:

    28/01/1870 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    J. Petersen (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 man

Place of Origin

Kjøbenhavn (photographed)


28/01/1870 (photographed)


J. Petersen (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen photograph mounted on card.

Marks and inscriptions

'J. Petersen / Kgl. Hof-Photograph / KONGENS NYTORV 3 / ved Siden af Charlottenborg / KIOBENHAVN.'
Printed on verso as part of logo

'Francis. Clare. Ford / Secretary to Her Majesty / Legation. Washington / 28 January 1870.'
Handwritten in pencil on verso


Height: 105 mm, Width: 63 mm

Descriptive line

Photograph by J. Petersen, a portrait of Francis Clare Ford, albumen print, ca. 1970s


Photographic paper


Albumen process; Photography


Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; Portraits


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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