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John Baldwin Buckstone

Photograph
late 19th century (photographed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Carte-de-visite depicting a full-length portrait of a man seated in front of a pinted backdrop. He is John Baldwin Buckstone (1802-1879), an English actor, playwright and comedian.

Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleJohn Baldwin Buckstone (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Albumen photograph mounted on card.
Brief description
Photograph by L. Caldesi & Co., Portrait of John Baldwin Buckstone, albumen print, late 19th century.
Physical description
Carte-de-visite depicting a full-length portrait of a man seated in front of a pinted backdrop. He is John Baldwin Buckstone (1802-1879), an English actor, playwright and comedian.
Dimensions
  • Image height: 88mm
  • Image width: 55mm
  • Card height: 96mm
  • Card width: 63mm
Marks and inscriptions
  • Patronised by Her Majesty / L. CALDESI & CO. / PHOTOGRAPHERS / 13 Pall Mall East LONDON / AT P & D CPLNAGHI SCOTT & CO JENNER & KNEWSTUB (Printed as part of logo on verso.)
  • Buckstone Mr Buckstone (Handwritten on verso in pencil by two different hands.)
Credit line
The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Associated object
PROV.5859-2017 (RPS Group record)
Other numbers
  • XRG302 - RPS collection - V&A identifier
  • RPS.W.194 - RPS identifier - misc.
Collection
Accession number
RPS.2118-2017

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Record createdAugust 11, 2017
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