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Family album of photographs (149), mainly carte-de-visite. The album pages are decorated with 34 watercolours and sketches in ink.

Photograph
ca.1860-62 (made)
Artist/Maker



object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Albumen prints
Brief Description
Photographic portrait
Dimensions
  • Album height: 29cm
  • Album width: 24.5cm
Size of album: 29 x 24.5 x 6.5 cm
Object history
The name of the compiler of this album is not known. The family names which appear most often are Colley, Vernon and Hutchinson. There are photographs of military men, both carte-de-visite and group photographs, including the 10th Hussars in 1862. Four of the watercolours cover whole pages, surrounding four carte-de-visite each. The other watercolours and drawings are mainly small views of buildings, possibly representing the houses belonging to the people portrayed in the photographs.
Collection
Accession Number
E.1942:116-1995

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record createdMarch 25, 2009
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