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Photograph (Albumen Print, Carte de Visite) of Queen Victoria, by W. H. Mason, Brighton, c.1860

Inventory Number: 12771
Object Type:
Persons: W. H. Mason (Photographer)
Queen Victoria (Subject)
Date Created: c. 1860
Place Created: Brighton England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2010-2
Brief Description: Carte de visite (albumen print mounted on card) of Queen Victoria, standing just over half length, turned to and looking left, slightly vignetted at bottom. Several scuff marks and stains. An early carte de visite, square-cut and with relatively simple printed captions, from the beginning of the fashion about 1860, which was greatly boosted by Queen Victoria's keen participation, both as subject and as a collector of cartes de visite herself.
Primary Inscriptions: Printed caption on front of mount: 'Her Majesty the Queen.'. Printed photographer's details on back: 'W. H. Mason, | Repository of Arts, | 108, King's Road, | Brighton.' in oval.
Provenance: Presented by Tony Simcock in 2010.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Paper
Card
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
101 62 mm

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