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A Convicts' Home

A work made of woodburytype, plate 1 in the book "street incidents" (1881).
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  • A work made of woodburytype, plate 1 in the book "street incidents" (1881).

Date:

1881

Artist:

John Thomson (Scottish, 1837–1921) and
Adolphe Smith (English, 1846–1925)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

John Thomson (Photographer)

Title

A Convicts' Home

Place

Scotland (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1881

Medium

Woodburytype, plate 1 in the book "Street Incidents" (1881)

Dimensions

Image/paper: 8.9 × 11.5 cm (3 9/16 × 4 9/16 in.); Page/mount: 27.7 × 21.2 cm (10 15/16 × 8 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Wentworth Greene Field Endowment

Reference Number

1973.310a

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