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Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)

Four swords c.1853-5

Albumen print | 23.0 x 18.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2369575

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Photograph of three full length swords and a short sword. The swords are all European. The swords are laid out and lit and photographed from above.

The sword on the far right exists in the Royal Collection, RCIN 61933.

  • Creator(s)

    Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (photographer)

  • 23.0 x 18.1 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Side arms (weapons)
              • Swords