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Ahmedabad Ranee Seepri Ka Musjid. Carved Stone window.

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    India (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bourne & Shepherd (photographers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin-silver print from Samuel Bourne's original collodion negatives

  • Museum number:

    E.2372-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 512M, case MX16, shelf X, box 813

Physical description

A photograph of a carved stone window of the Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The window is carved with an elaborate sinuous palm tree motif.

Place of Origin

India (photographed)

Date

ca. 1890 (made)

Artist/maker

Bourne & Shepherd (photographers)

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin-silver print from Samuel Bourne's original collodion negatives

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with title

'Bourne & Shepherd'
Inscribed

'2233A'
Numbered with Samuel Bourne's own catalogue number

Dimensions

Height: 19.4 cm, Width: 27.8 cm

Descriptive line

Photograph by Bourne & Shepherd, 'Ahmedabad Ranee Seepri Ka Musjid. Carved Stone window', from an album of 24 photographs of India, gelatin-silver prints made from Bourne's original collodion negatives, India, ca. 1890

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1990
Haworth-Booth, Mark (ed). The Golden age of British photography, 1839-1900. Millerton: Aperture in association with the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1984. Number: 0905209672.
Heathcote, Pauline F. Samuel Bourne of Nottingham. History of Photography. April 1982, vol. 6, no. 2. pp. 99-112.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Gelatin-silver

Subjects depicted

Mosques; Windows; Carving; Palm trees

Categories

Photographs; Topography; Islam; Religion; Architecture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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