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Photograph - Paris Universal Exhibition
  • Paris Universal Exhibition
    Thompson, Charles Thurston, born 1816 - died 1868
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Paris Universal Exhibition

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thompson, Charles Thurston, born 1816 - died 1868 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print from wet collodion on glass negative

  • Museum number:

    33324

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 220, box A

Physical description

This photograph of an Indian styled carpet, bolsters, fans and a hookah beneath a Royal Indian Awning was taken at the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1855 under the classification 'Raw Produce of India'.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Thompson, Charles Thurston, born 1816 - died 1868 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print from wet collodion on glass negative

Dimensions

Height: 22.3 cm, Width: 28.7 cm

Descriptive line

Photograph by C.Thurston Thompson of Paris Universal Exhibition, Paris, 1855.

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Hookah; Fan; Carpet; Awning; Bolster

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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