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A portrait of a woman

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Dublin (photographed)

  • Date:

    1875 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Robinson & Sons (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:

    RPS.747-2019

  • 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, head and shoulders.

Place of Origin

Dublin (photographed)

Date

1875 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Robinson & Sons (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen photograph mounted on card.

Marks and inscriptions

'ROBINSON & SONS / DUBLIN'
Printed on recto, below photograph

'RPS.W.664'
Handwritten in pen on verso

'PHOTOGRAPHIC GALLERIES / Established 1853 / PHOTOGRAPHERS TO THE BRITISH ARMY / Robinson & Sons / ARTISTS & PHOTOGRAPHERS / POLYTECHNIC MUSEUM / 65, Grafton Street / DUBLIN'
Printed on verso, as part of logo.

Dimensions

Height: 105 mm, Width: 63 mm

Object history note

Part of the Windsor Collection.

Descriptive line

Photograph by Robinson & Sons, a portrait of a woman, albumen print, ca. 1875

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Albumen process; Photography

Categories

Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; Portraits

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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