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Photograph (Albumen Print, Carte de Visite) of Sir William Thomson (Lord Kelvin), by Signor Paltoni, Glasgow, 1860s

Inventory Number: 12632
Object Type:
Persons: Signor Ulysses Paltoni (Photographer)
Lord Kelvin (Subject)
Date Created:
Place Created: Glasgow Scotland United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: Carte de visite (albumen print mounted on card) of Sir William Thomson (later Lord Kelvin), seated nearly half length, body turned to left nearly in profile, head less so, oval matted within image. The Glasgow photographer was known as Signor Paltoni, but his monogram printed on the back appears to be UPP; his first name was Ulysses.
Primary Inscriptions: Printed photographer's details on front and back of mount.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003. Part of the Elliott Archive.
Collection Group: Elliott Archive
Material(s): Paper
Card
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
105 63 mm

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