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Stereoscopic photograph with sand depicting Carisbrook Castle

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Isle of Wight (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stereoscopic photograph with sand

  • Museum number:

    E.1540-1992

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 546, box G

Physical description

Stereoscopic photograph depicting Carisbrook Castle with coloured sand applied to the photograph and a note by the artist about the poor quality of the result.

Place of Origin

Isle of Wight (made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stereoscopic photograph with sand

Marks and inscriptions

A poor attempt to make a stereo slide, probably various sea sands are used
Inscribed in pencil on the back

Dimensions

Height: 8.4 cm Size of card, Width: 17.6 cm

Descriptive line

Stereoscopic photograph depicting Carisbrook Castle on the Isle of Wight, with coloured sand applied to the image. Great Britain, ca. late 19th century.

Materials

Card; Sand

Techniques

Photography; Albumen

Subjects depicted

Stereograph; Sand; Castles; Stereoscopes

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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