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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F , Case MB2, Shelf SH2, Box XRG302

Hermann Sahl

Photograph
1868 (photographed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Carte-de-visite depicting a three-quarter length portrait of Hermann Sahl (1832-1896), the German private secretary to Queen Victoria. This photograph was probably taken at Osborne House.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Albumen photograph mounted on card.
Brief Description
Photograph by André Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri, Portrait of Hermann Sahl, albumen print, 1868.
Physical Description
Carte-de-visite depicting a three-quarter length portrait of Hermann Sahl (1832-1896), the German private secretary to Queen Victoria. This photograph was probably taken at Osborne House.
Dimensions
  • Image height: 90mm
  • Image width: 54mm
  • Card height: 105mm
  • Card width: 63mm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • DISDERI PHOTO (Printed on recto beneath image.)
  • Disderi / PARIS. 8 Boulevard des Italiens / LONDON. Brook Street 70, 71, 72. HANOVER SQUARE W / and for Equestrian Portraits. / Hereford Lodge, old Brompton Road. S. W. (Printed on verso as part of logo.)
  • Hermann Sahl / Osborne / 1868 (Handwritten on recto in black ink.)
  • H Sahl Esq (Handwritten on verso in ink.)
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.221 - RPS identifier - misc.
Collection
Accession Number
RPS.2217-2017

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record createdAugust 18, 2017
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