Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Officers at the School of Military Engineering, Chatham]

Artist:
Photo School, S. M. E., Chatham
Date:
1850s
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 18.6 x 24.8 cm (7 5/16 x 9 3/4 in.) Mount: 27.3 x 23.2 cm (10 3/4 x 9 1/8 in.) Print mounted vertically.
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.948.1 (3)
Not on view
Inscription: Monogram blindstamp, on print, recto BR: "Photo School // SME // Chatham"; inscribed in blue ink on mount, recto BL to BR (corresponding to the respective position of the officersin the top row): "Major Baker // 18th Royal Irish" "Lt. Col Hill // Bengal Inftry" "Lt. San'ger // 43rd Lt Inftry" "Lt. E'lles // Madras Infty" "Captn. Le'Mesurier // Royal Engineers." "Captn Poppe"; inscribed as above BL to BR (corresponding to the respective position of the officersin the bottom row): "Lt. Kemp // 4th Kings" "Lt. Chaplin // Madras Infty." "Captn Hartopp // Rifle Brgde." "Lt. Laugharne // Royal Engineers." "Engn. O' Connor // Ist Royals" "Captn. Battye BSC // Corps of Guides."
(Christie's South Kensington, April 21, 1988, Lot 183); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

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