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Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)

Cabinet c.1853-5

Albumen print | 22.8 x 16.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2369562

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Photograph of a cabinet and stand (RCIN 31341) featuring a highly decorative design. At the centre of the design is a human figure seated on a length of rope as if a swing. Two birds hold the rope in their mouth.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (photographer)

  • 22.8 x 16.3 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • printed & manuscript material
        • books
          • book: half leather bound
            • book: half leather bound in morocco
              • book: half leather bound in green morocco
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Home economics
        • Furniture & accessories
          • Cabinets (furniture)