History of Science Museum: Collection Database Search

Record Details

Photograph (Gelatine Print) of Washington Teasdale, c.1900

Inventory Number: 22530
Object Type:
Persons: Washington Teasdale (Subject)
Date Created:
Accession Number: 1949-10
Brief Description: Gelatine print. Portrait of Washington Teasdale, seated half length, turned to right, head in profile and bowed as if reading, though the book he holds in his left hand is closed; wearing a hat. Matt, strong black and white, slight silver tarnishing. Vertical format. Heavy paper. Probably a candid portrait or snapshot. Teasdale died in 1903.
For fuller descriptive and historical commentary see narratives.
Primary Inscriptions: Inscribed on back: 'Washington Teasdale | sent me by Mr Rd- Kerr Nov 21 1906' [in Richard Inwards's hand].
Provenance: Presented by the Executors of G. H. Gabb in 1949. From the collection of Richard Inwards, who was given it in 1906 by Richard Kerr.
Collection Group: Gabb Collection
Material(s): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
164 120 mm


Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/22530