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Portrait of a Man

late 19th century (photographed)
Place of origin

Carte-de-visite depicting a full-length portrait of an unidentified man.

Object details

Object type
TitlePortrait of a Man (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Albumen photograph mounted on card.
Brief description
Photograph by L. Caldesi & Co., Portrait of a Man, albumen print, late 19th century.
Physical description
Carte-de-visite depicting a full-length portrait of an unidentified man.
  • Image height: 87mm
  • Image width: 56mm
  • Card height: 102mm
  • Card width: 62mm
Marks and inscriptions
  • L. Caldesi & Co. (Printed on recto, beneath image.)
  • L. CALDESI & CO. / at / P. D. COLNAGHI SCOTT & CO. / 13 Pall Mall East / LONDON (Printed as part of logo on verso.)
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 number
XRG302 - RPS collection - V&A identifier
Accession number

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Record createdAugust 11, 2017
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