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Photograph - The <i>Great Eastern</i> under Construction
  • The Great Eastern under Construction
    Howlett, Robert, born 1831 - died 1858
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The Great Eastern under Construction

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    18 November 1857 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Howlett, Robert, born 1831 - died 1858 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print from wet collodion negative

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased, 1979.

  • Museum number:

    PH.258-1979

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 41, box A

Physical description

Photograph

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

18 November 1857 (made)

Artist/maker

Howlett, Robert, born 1831 - died 1858 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print from wet collodion negative

Dimensions

Height: 285 mm image, Width: 359 mm image, Height: 353 mm sheet, Width: 428 mm sheet

Descriptive line

Albumen print. Howlett, Robert. The 'Great Eastern' Under Construction 1857; Howlett, Robert. The 'Great Eastern' Under Construction 1857

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

Val Williams and Susan Bright, How we are: photographing Britain, from the 1840s to the present London: Tate Publishing, 2007. ISBN: 9781854377142.

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Chains; Ship; Scaffolding

Categories

Images Online; Photographs; Transport

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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