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Photograph (Early Gelatine Print) of the Royal Microscopical Society's Room at King's College, London, by Washington Teasdale, c.1890

Inventory Number: 61326
Object Type:
Persons: Washington Teasdale (Photographer)
Date Created: c. 1890
Accession Number: 1949-10
Brief Description: Early gelatine print, yellowy sepia in colour like an albumen print but glossier and on heavy paper. General view of the Royal Microscopical Society's room at King's College, London, which the society occupied from 1859 to 1890. Horizontal format. The photograph is well known as a result of being reproduced as the frontispiece of the Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society in 1898 (see 12336), but must have been taken in or before 1890.
For fuller historical and descriptive commentary see narratives.
Primary Inscriptions: Inscribed on back: 'R Microscopical Society's | Room at Kings College | W Teasdale Photo'.
Provenance: Presented by the Executors of G. H. Gabb in 1949. Probably from Richard Inwards's photographs and papers.
Collection Group: Gabb Collection
Material(s): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
73 95 mm


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