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photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Munich (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1910 (photographed)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin silver print

  • Museum number:

    441-1911

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A mounted and labelled black and white photograph of the head and a portion of a shaft of a battle-axe.

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

'IIIb. / A'
classification notations, upper centre mount, ink

'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 Egyptian weapon, 'Battle-axe, damascened in gold, 16th century', gelatin silver print, ca. 1910

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Gelatin silver process

Subjects depicted

Weapons; Battle-axes

Categories

Photographs; Arms & Armour

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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