Photograph Albums

ca.1870s (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F
Place Of Origin

This is a page in an album. It features an albumen print photograph of a young woman holding up a fruit bowl, she is looking over her shoulder and into the camera. The photograph is rectangular and has been pasted into the album. The photograph has then been given a hand painted decorative surround depicting peaches and peach fruit flowers and leaves growing around a lattice border in the shape of a rectangle that frames the photographic print.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Albumen print pasted into album with a hand-painted Watercolour botanical surround.
Brief Description
Page from a photographic album connected to a Miss M.A. Burnip. This highly decorated Victorian album contains photographic prints which have been given hand-painted decorative borders.
Physical Description
This is a page in an album. It features an albumen print photograph of a young woman holding up a fruit bowl, she is looking over her shoulder and into the camera. The photograph is rectangular and has been pasted into the album. The photograph has then been given a hand painted decorative surround depicting peaches and peach fruit flowers and leaves growing around a lattice border in the shape of a rectangle that frames the photographic print.
Dimensions
  • Album page height: 264mm
  • Album page width: 214mm
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
his album formerly belonged to a Miss M.A. Burnip.
Other Numbers
  • XRP695 - RPS collection - V&A identifier
  • 21B - RPS identifier - misc.
Collection
Accession Number
RPS.1177:7-2019

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record createdOctober 22, 2019
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