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Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)

English mirror c.1853-5

Albumen print | 16.6 x 23.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2369566

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Photograph of a large, highly decorative mirror (RCIN 79485). The mirror is English, dating from 1730, and is from Cumberland Lodge. A camera positioned on a tripod is reflected in the mirror glass. Behind the camera is a forested area. The reflection makes clear the photograph was taken outside.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (photographer)

  • 16.6 x 23.1 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
          • Mirrors
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Precision mechanisms & instruments
          • Cameras