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Photograph (Albumen Print, Carte de Visite) of A. C. de la C. Crommelin, by J. H. Lord, Cambridge, c.1890

Inventory Number: 61072
Object Type:
Persons: James Henry Lord (Photographer)
Andrew Claude de la Cherois Crommelin (Subject)
Date Created: c. 1890
Place Created: Cambridge England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Albumen print (?or sepia toned early gelatine print) mounted on card, a carte de visite mounted on a blank cabinet format card for insertion into an album. Portrait of Andrew C. de la C. Crommelin, head and shoulders, turned to left, vignetted. Crommelin graduated at Cambridge, where the photograph was taken, in 1886, and became an assistant at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, in 1891.
Formerly contained in H. H. Turner's album of cabinet format portraits of Royal Observatory staff and other astronomers (13001), now empty. For a list of other photographs not in this album see narratives.
Primary Inscriptions: Printed photographer's details on front of carte de visite mount.
Provenance: Transferred from the University Observatory (Department of Astrophysics), Oxford. From University Observatory box 3; formerly in album. Originally belonging to H. H. Turner.
Collection Group: University Observatory Collection
Material(s): Paper
Card
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
104 63 mm

Narratives

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