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Rydal Water & Grasmere

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Rydal Water & Grasmere

ca. 1860-1890
19th century
138 x 260 mm (5.4 x 10.2 in.)

Francis Frith, British (English), (1822–1898)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Albumen print
Marks: Inscribed on label on mount, lower right: “Rydal Water & Grasmere”; embossed with blindstamp, lower left: “Frith Series”
Bibliography: MacMillan Biographical Encyclopedia of Photographic Artists and Innovators (1983); Tom Hopkinson, Treasures of the RPS; Helmut Gernsheim, Masterpieces of Victorian Photography; Howard Ricketts, Harry Lunn, and P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., Photography: The First Eighty Years (London: P. & D. Colnaghi, 1976); Lee D. Witkin and Barbara London, The Photograph Collector’s Guide (Boston, MA: New York Graphic Society, 1979); note, (236) 5.
Credit Line: Gift of Michael M. Senft, 1983
Accession Number: 1983.12.117.237

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  • England - TGN 7002445
  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
  • travel photography

  • image Dimensions: 138 x 260 mm (5.4 x 10.2 in.)

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