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Photograph - Cottage interior
  • Cottage interior
    Emslie, Alfred Edward, born 1848 - died 1918
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Cottage interior

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Kent (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1883 (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 X, shelf 32

Physical description

A black and white photograph depicting the interior of a cottage. There are many objects attached to the far 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 and a table upon which objects such as tea cups and saucers, ceramic jugs and porcelain bowls are arranged.

Place of Origin

Kent (photographed)


ca. 1883 (photographed)


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

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print


Height: 15 cm image, Width: 20.1 cm image

Descriptive line

Photograph by Alfred Edward Emslie, depicting a cottage interior near Sevenoaks, albumen print, Kent, ca. 1883

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


Photographs; Interiors; Prints; Ceramics; Furniture


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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