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Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)

Detail of chair c.1853-5

Albumen print | 23.1 x 16.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2369571

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Photograph of the back of a chair (as shown in RCIN 2369570). The photograph displays and reveals the intricate design and pattern of the material. The material appears to be pile-on-pile velvet.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (photographer)

  • 23.1 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
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Home economics
        • Furniture & accessories
          • Seating. Chairs
            • Chairs
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Textile Fibres
          • Velvet