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Photograph (Collodion Positive on Glass) of Sophia Morby of Oxford, 1850s

Inventory Number: 88250
Object Type:
Persons: Sophia Morby (Subject)
Date Created:
Accession Number: 1989-33
Brief Description: Collodion positive on glass (ambrotype), cased. Portrait of Mrs Samuel Morby, née Tutty, of Oxford, half length, facing left, her right arm resting on a table. Backing paint decayed but image good. Plain oval brass mat (no frame or cover glass). In velvet-lined wooden case covered in thin brown leather, relief decorated on front, hinge broken and repaired with sellotape. Single hook clasp. Companion of 16202.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by A. Riza in 1989. The subject was the aunt of Mr Riza's maternal grandmother.
Collection Group: Riza Photographs
Material(s): Glass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
74 62 14 mm