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William Bambridge (1810-79)

Mr George Couper (1824-1908), Indian Civil Service 1858

Albumen print | 15.6 x 13.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2906746

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Photograph of a near full length portrait of Mr George Couper (1824-1908), seated at a desk, facing three-quarters to the left. He looks ahead, away from the camera. His right hand holds a pen and is poised over papers positioned on the table. His left hand is positioned in his lap.  
  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Sir George Ebenezer Wilson Couper, 2nd Baronet (1824–1908)
    Indian Civil Service
  • 15.6 x 13.5 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Mr George Couper, Indian Civil Service, 1858 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums