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Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)

Three sporting guns c.1853-5

Albumen print | 22.6 x 18.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2369595

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Photograph of the handles of three sporting guns. The guns are all decorated with intricate designs in metal and coral.

The upper gun (RCIN 61426) and centre gun (RCIN 61451) both exist in the Royal Collection.

  • Creator(s)

    Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (photographer)

  • 22.6 x 18.0 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Firearms
              • Guns
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Chemistry
        • Metals
          • Gold