Portrait albumen print photograph of Woodcroft Bennt FRS

Made:
1868-1869 in Watford
photographer:
Frederick Downer

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Photograph, albumen, on card of Bennet Woodcroft F.R.S. (c1803-1879), textile manufacturer, pioneer of marine propulsion and patent reform, by Downer Frederick, Watford (1775-1852?), c.1868-9, overall 32.5x27cm., image 29.7x24.8cm. Identified by Flack J.F. (of the Patent Office) in 1903. Ink inscription under image, Inked comment on verso, signed Downer in plate, t.r.; Stamped, b.l. Corners damaged from former overmount. Portrait, TQL seated to R. reading a book; apparatus on table beside L; sporting beard and flap tie.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1992-215
Measurements:
image: 297 mm x 248 mm
type:
portrait
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • visual and verbal communication
  • visual and verbal communication
  • photograph
  • positive - photograph
  • photographic print
credit:
Woodcroft Collection

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