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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 depicting a commemorative metalwork plaque.

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


Diameter: 13.4 cm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Photograph of a commemorative metalwork plaque dated 1704, 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

Metalwork; Plaque


History of the V&A; The Great Exhibition; Metalwork; Commemoration


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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