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View of the Ribble, Yorkshire

A work made of albumen print.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of albumen print.


c. 1860, printed c. 1870


Roger Fenton
English, 1819–1869

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Roger Fenton


View of the Ribble, Yorkshire


England (Artist's nationality)

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Made 1855–1865


Albumen print


Printed recto, on mount, lower left, below image, in black ink: "PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY F. FRITH, REIGATE."; recto, on mount, lower right, below image, in black ink: "FENTON, PHOT."; recto, on mount, lower center, in black ink: "VIEW ON THE RIBBLE, YORKSHIRE."; unmarked verso


Image/paper: 16.5 × 20.9 cm (6 1/2 × 8 1/4 in.); Mount: 29.4 × 37.3 cm (11 5/8 × 14 11/16 in.)

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Gift of Robert Hershkowitz

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