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Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)

Set of drawers and epergne c.1853-5

Albumen print | 20.6 x 17.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2369553

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Photograph of a set of drawers on top of which sits a vase. The drawers are highly decorated with gilt work and raised details, including a lions face at the base.

The vase was later incorporated into the sunflower clock (RCIN 30240).
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (photographer)

  • 20.6 x 17.8 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