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Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)

Cabinet c.1853-5

Albumen print | 18.0 x 18.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2369548

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Photograph of a seaweed writing desk (RCIN 35317) featuring a highly decorative seaweed marquetry design of foliage, shells and scrolls.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (photographer)

  • 18.0 x 18.6 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
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Home economics
        • Furniture & accessories
          • Cabinets (furniture)
    • Organisation
      • Form of documents
        • Indexes
          • Inventories