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A portrait of 'Earl of Listowel'

1875 (photographed)
Place of origin

Carte-de-visite depicting a portrait of 'Earl of Listowel', head and shoulders.

Object details

Object type
TitleA portrait of 'Earl of Listowel' (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Albumen photograph mounted on card.
Brief description
Photograph by A. J. Melhuish, a portrait of 'Earl of Listowel', albumen print, ca. 1875
Physical description
Carte-de-visite depicting a portrait of 'Earl of Listowel', head and shoulders.
  • Height: 105mm
  • Width: 63mm
Marks and inscriptions
  • '12, YORK PLACE, PORTMAN SQUARE. / PRIVATE PORTRAIT STUDIO' (Printed on verso, as part of logo.)
  • 'A.J. MELHUISH / 12, YORK PLACE, PORTMAN SQUARE, W.' (Printed on recto, below the image.)
  • 'Earl of Listowel' (Handwritten in pencil 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.
Object history
Part of the Windsor Collection.
He is William Hare, 3rd Earl of Listowel (1833-1924), Liberal Politician.
Associated object
PROV.5861-2017 (RPS Group record)
Other numbers
  • XRG303 - RPS collection - V&A identifier
  • RPS.W.438 - RPS identifier - misc.
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Record createdJanuary 11, 2019
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