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a portrait of a woman

ca. 1860-1870 (photographed)
Place of origin

Carte-de-visite depicting a portrait of a woman, seated next to stone wall, with hat in her lap.

Object details

Object type
Titlea portrait of a woman (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Albumen photograph mounted on card.
Brief description
Photograph by Rees & Co, 'a portrait of a woman', London, albumen print, ca. 1860-1870
Physical description
Carte-de-visite depicting a portrait of a woman, seated next to stone wall, with hat in her lap.
  • Height: 105mm
  • Width: 63mm
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'ARTIST / PHOTOGRAPHERS/ Miniature & Portrait Painters/ Prize Medal . REES & Co. / 298 Clapham Road / LONDON.' (Printed on verso photograph as part of logo.)
  • 'From F.S. Paige / Dept 1947.' (Handwritten in pencil on verso.)
  • 'H. T. Reed / LONDON' (Printed below photograph.)
  • 'Royal Photographic Society' (Stamp 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.
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Record createdJanuary 21, 2019
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