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Photograph - Valley of the Mole, Surrey
  • Valley of the Mole, Surrey
    Howlett, Robert, born 1831 - died 1858
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Valley of the Mole, Surrey

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Surrey (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print from collodion negative

  • Museum number:

    36353

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 33, box A

Place of Origin

Surrey (photographed)

Date

ca. 1855 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print from collodion negative

Descriptive line

Albumen print from collodion negative; 19thC; Howlett, Robert. Valley of the Mole, Surrey c.1855

Labels and date

This photograph was among the first to enter the V&A’s collection. It was bought in 1856 by Henry Cole, the Museum’s first director, from one of the earliest photography exhibitions, the Exhibition of Photographs and Daguerreotypes at the Gallery of the Society of Water Colour Painters. [10/2012]

Gallery 100, ‘History of photography’, 2012-2013, label texts :

Robert Howlett (1831 – 58)
Valley of the Mole, Surrey
1855

This photograph was among the first to enter the
V&A’s collection. It was bought in 1856 by Henry
Cole, the Museum’s first director, from one of the
earliest photography exhibitions, the Exhibition of
Photographs and Daguerreotypes at the Gallery of
the Society of Water Colour Painters.

Albumen print from collodion negative
Museum no. 36.353
[11 03 2014]

Subjects depicted

Wagon; Pond; Trees

Categories

Images Online; Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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