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Saucer

Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1862 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lafon de Camarsac (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    see 37-1864

  • Museum number:

    38-1864

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 35, shelf 2

Physical description

White, coupe-shaped saucer, with photographic image

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1862 (made)

Artist/maker

Lafon de Camarsac (made)

Materials and Techniques

see 37-1864

Marks and inscriptions

'A 11 A2' incised
see also cup 37-1864

Dimensions

Circumference: 12 cm

Object history note

Historical significance: Lafon de Camarsac (1821-1905) invented a photographic process in 1854 for printing images onto porcelain. This cup and saucer were part of the group of 'unchangeable photographs on enamel and porcelain' exhibited at the international exhibition, London, 1862

Descriptive line

F, P, LAFON DE CAMARSAC, 19

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

see 37-1864

Materials

Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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