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photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Munich (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1910 (photographed)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin silver print

  • Museum number:

    737-1911

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case NX, shelf 715

Physical description

A mounted and labelled black and white photograph of an ornamented circular leather plate with centre medallion and calligraphy.

Place of Origin

Munich (photographed)

Date

ca. 1910 (photographed)

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin silver print

Marks and inscriptions

'X. 190 / MUNICH: Ausstellung von / Meisterwerken muhammed- / anischer Kunst, 1910.'
printed label, upper left corner of mount

'VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM / LIBRARY'
blindstamp, upper centre mount

Dimensions

Height: 27.7 cm mount, Width: 31.57 cm mount

Object history note

This is a photograph of an object included in the Masterpieces of Muhammadan Art exhibition at the municipal exhibition ground in Munich's Theresienhöhe in 1910.

Descriptive line

Photograph of a Turkish leather plate, 17th-18th century, gelatin silver print, ca. 1910

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Gelatin silver process

Subjects depicted

Helmets; Leather; Mail

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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