Box of needles decorated with photographs

Made:
1857-1867 in London
maker:
John Jabez Edwin Mayall

Decorated cardboard box with albumen print on lid. Engraving 'A summer noon - Hampton Court'. Inside a ten cardboard boxes containing sewing needles each decorated with a reduced CDV photograph by Mayall of members of the royal family including Princesses Helena, Beatrice, Louisa of Prussia, Princes Arthur and Leopold of Prussia and Queen Victoria and Prince Consort together.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/2578
Materials:
albumen, card and metal
type:
box
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford