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Group portrait of staff at Frogmore House 1861

RCIN 2083772

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Glass plate negative of a full length group portrait of the staff at Frogmore House. The staff stand, facing towards the camera. Photograph taken outside of Frogmore House.

The sitters are, from right to left, Rebecca Orchard, Eunice Steggles, Thomas Nutt, William Bishop, Elizabeth Lawson, George Benniston, George Parsell, Julia Poole, William Martin, Thomas Horne, Charles Tuppen, Maria Smith, George Fossett, Stephen Westley, William Barnard, Theodosia Smith, Henry Tuppen, Charles War, George Orchin, William Hart, Mary Seymour, Mary Ann Gill, Henry Garner and John Ashman.

The glass plate negative has been photographed showing the coated side and therefore the image appears laterally reversed. A print from this negative exists in the Collection, RCIN 2101408.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Rebecca Orchard
    Eunice Steggles
    Thomas Nutt (fl.1861)
    William Bishop
    Elizabeth Lawson
    George Bennison
    George Parsell
    Julia Poole
    William Martin
    Thomas Horne
    Maria Smith
    George Fossett
    Stephen Westley
    William Barnard (active 1861)
    Theodosa Smith
    Charles Ward
    George Orchin
    William Hart
    Mary Seymour
    Mary Ann Gill
    Henry Garner (active 1861)
    John Ashman (active 1861)
    Henry Tupper
    Charles Tupper
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • negatives
            • glass plate negatives
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Berkshire [England]
              • Windsor [Berkshire]
                • Windsor Home Park
                  • Frogmore Estate [Windsor Home Park]
                    • Frogmore House