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  • Photograph
    Bedford, Francis, born 1816 - died 1894
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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bedford, Francis, born 1816 - died 1894 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print from collodion negative

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 206

Physical description

A photograph of door knockers in wrought iron.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca. 1855-1860 (made)


Bedford, Francis, born 1816 - died 1894 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print from collodion negative

Marks and inscriptions

Signed in the negative 'F. Bedford. Photog'


Height: 18.6 cm, Width: 12.7 cm

Object history note

It is likely that the objects photographed here were exhibited in the Great Exhibition of 1851.

Descriptive line

Photograph attributed to Francis Bedford, depicting door knockers in wrought iron, albumen print, Great Britain, ca.1855-1860

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1995




Albumen process

Subjects depicted

Door knockers


History of the V&A; The Great Exhibition; Ironwork


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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