cabinet photograph

G & R Lavis



cabinet photograph

G & R Lavis

Summary

3/4 length studio portrait of a seated old man. He has short, neat hair and a full grey beard and moustache. He is wearing a morning suit with pinstripe trousers, possibly a turn down collar and a black necktie tied in a bow. He has a pocket watch, cufflinks and a ring on his little finger. He is seated in a very grand, carved armchair, his legs are crossed and he is holding a book in his left hand. There is a matching table to the left of the frame with a script on it. Draped backdrop.


Object Name

cabinet photograph

Creators Name

G & R Lavis

Date Created

1870-80

Dimensions

size: 16cm x 11cm

accession number

2008.40.6.36

Place of creation

Eastbourne

Medium


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