ambrotype photograph



ambrotype photograph

Summary

Outdoor family group of a family on the beach comprising mother, father and 3 young children; seated behind are a man in a dark lounge suit without a hat and a woman in a light coloured dress with a dark hat and short patterned shawl, holding a dark furled umbrella; 2 small children aged about 4 or 5 sit cross-legged in front, a boy wearing a knickerbocker suit and a girl in a short white dress; their elder sister sits to the side with a dark fitted dress holding her large straw hat; both girls have spades for making sand castles.l


Object Name

ambrotype photograph

Date Created

1870-1885

Dimensions

image: 6.7cm x 8cm
mount: 8.2cm x 9.5cm

accession number

2008.40.2.101

Place of creation

England

Medium


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