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Attributed to? Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Annie Ratrey 1859

Collodion wet glass plate | RCIN 2082957

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Glass plate negative of a full length portrait of Annie Ratrey standing, facing slightly towards the left. She looks ahead, away from the camera. She stands against a wall and places her left hand on her hip. She wears a light coloured shirt, dark coloured skirt and is barefoot. Photograph taken at Balmoral.

The glass plate negative has been photographed showing the coated side and therefore the image appears laterally reversed. reversed. A print from this negative exists in the Collection, RCIN 2160081.
  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to? Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Annie Ratrey
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • negatives
            • glass plate negatives
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Castle [Aberdeenshire]