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  • Place of origin:

    Kent (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1880s (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Emslie, Alfred Edward, born 1848 - died 1918 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case CONS, shelf 3 TEMP

Physical description

A black and white photograph depicting the interior of a cottage. There are many objects attached to the wall including an almanac, fans and numerous religious prints some of which are framed. There is an array of vernacular furniture including a dresser, stool, chair and a table upon which objects such as tea cups and saucers, ceramic jugs and porcelain bowls and tins are arranged.

Place of Origin

Kent (photographed)


ca. 1880s (photographed)


Emslie, Alfred Edward, born 1848 - died 1918 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print


Height: 14.5 cm image, oval, Width: 18.5 cm image, oval, Height: 15.2 cm sheet, Width: 20.3 cm sheet

Descriptive line

Photograph by Alfred Edward Emslie, depicting a cottage interior near Sevenoaks, albumen print, Kent, ca. 1880's

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1994




Albumen print

Subjects depicted

Dresser; Fireplace; Prints; Domestic; Table; Interior; Fans; Ceramics; Cottage


Photographs; Interiors; Prints; Ceramics; Furniture; Metalwork; Religion


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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