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Photograph
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    Bedford, Francis, born 1816 - died 1894
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Photograph

  • 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:

    E.440-1995

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A photograph depicting the top of a jewel casket in carved sandalwood.

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

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed 'Indian. Sandalwood cover of a box. Marlboro' House No.54'

Dimensions

Height: 18.4 cm, Width: 13 cm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Photograph, depicting the top panel of a jewel casket in carved sandalwood from the Marlborough House Collection, 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

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Albumen process

Subjects depicted

Casket

Categories

History of the V&A; The Great Exhibition; Containers; Woodwork

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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