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Collection Name:

H. P. (Henry Peach) Robinson Photography Collection

Creator:

Robinson, H. P. (Henry Peach)

Life Dates:

-

Associated Groups:

Amateur Photographic Association
Linked Ring
Photographic Exchange Club (England)
Royal Photographic Society

Nationality:

England

No. of Items:

279

Span Dates:

1850s-1900

Description:

The collection consists of 81 photographs and 194 drawings, watercolors, prints and oils by H. P. (Henry Peach) Robinson (English, 1830-1901), and four medals awarded to him by the Photo Club De Paris and the World Columbian Exposition (2008:0034:0001-0004). The collection contains genre images and composite photographs, including studies for a number of the composite photographs. Time period represented 1840s to 1890s (ca.). Lots include:

957:0107:0001-0003 -- Three cartes-de-visite of unidentified people;
964:0057:0001-0023 -- 23 photographs including landscapes and images of unidentified people;
964:0058:0001-0184 -- 184 drawings, watercolors and prints of landscapes and unidentified people;
964:0153:0001 -- 1 oil painting of a landscape;
964:0203:0001 -- 1 carte-de-visite of a family portrait;
964:0661:0001-0019 -- 19 combination prints, studies and photographs (some Robinson & Nelson K. Cherrill)
964:0663:0001-0009 -- 9 portrait photographs;
964:0664:0001-0009 -- 9 landscapes, some with figures, ca. 1868;
964:0665:0001-0004 -- 4 platinotype Scottish seascapes, ca. 1890;
964:0666:0001-0003 -- 3 early photographs of girls, ca. 1857;
964:0667:0001-0010 -- 7 cartes-de-visite, 2 cabinet cards, 1 blank carte-de-visite backing (some Robinson & Nelson K. Cherrill);
964:0703:0001 -- 1 glass negative;
964:0756:0030 -- 1 photograph of an unidentified man;
964:0784:0001 -- Collage consisting of a photogravure of a photographic portrait of H.P. Robinson by the New York Photo-Gravure Company, 1887, flanked by two pages from the serial The Photographic Times and American Photographer. vol. XVII, no. 307, August 5, 1887;
964:0851:0011 -- 1 stereograph of a parade;
965:0003:0001 --
981:0031:0005-0007 -- 3 photogravures;
2008:0034:0001-0004 -- 4 medals.

Access Restrictions:

Curatorial approval is required to view glass negative.

Accession No(s):

957:0107:0001-0003; 964:0057:0001-0023; 964:0058:0001-0184; 964:0203:0001; 964:0661:0001-0019; 964:0663:0001-0009; 964:0664:0001-0009; 964:0665:0001-0004; 964:0666:0001-0003; 964:0667:0001-0009; 964:0703:0001; 981:0031:0005-0007; 2008:0034:0001-0004

Provenance:

957:0107:0001-0003 -- Aquisition information unavailable. 964:0057:0001-0023; 964:0058:0001-0184; 964:0203:0001; 964:0661:0001-0019; 964:0663:0001-0009; 964:0664:0001-0009; 964:0665:0001-0004; 964:0666:0001-0003; 964:0667:0001-0009; 964:0703:0001 -- Purchased from Helmut and Alison Gernsheim, 1963. 965:0003:0001 -- Aquisition information unavailable. 981:0031:0005-0007 -- Purchased, 1981. 2008:0034:0001-0004 -- Gift of Robin Tomkins, grandson of H. P. (Henry Peach) Robinson, 2008.

Location(s):

Cabinet storage (964:0703:0001)
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Flat File (964:0057:0001, 0014-0015, 0022; 964:0661:0013, 0015-0017)
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Flat File (964:0057:0020-0021, 0023; 964:0661:0001-0003; 964:0784:0001)
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Flat File (964:0661:0006-0007, 0009)
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Flat File (original frames)
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Robinson, H.P., Box 01 (964:0057:0002, 0004; 964:0058:0027, 0109; 964:0661:0004, 0008, 0018; 964:0663:0004; 964:0666:0001-0003; 981:0031:0005-0007)
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Robinson, H.P., Box 02 (964:0058:0056, 0058, 0061-0062, 0064-0075, 0101, 0158-0176)
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Robinson, H.P., Box 03 (964:0058:0028-0032, 0035, 0037, 0039-0041, 0043-0048, 0050-0055, 0076-0078, 0088-0096, 0110-0155, 0157)
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Robinson, H.P., Box 04 (964:0058:0042, 0060, 0063, 0079, 0177)
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Robinson, H.P., Box 05 (964:0058:0033-0034, 0036, 0038, 0049, 0057, 0059, 0156, 0182; 964:0663:0009)
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Robinson, H.P., Box 06 (964:0058:0080-0082, 0085-0086, 0097-0100)
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Robinson, H.P., Box 07 (964:0664:0001-0005, 0007, 0009)
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Robinson, H.P., Box 08 (964:0057:0006, 0018-0019; 964:0058:0083-0084, 0183-0184; 964:0661:0010, 0012, 0014; 964:0663:0001; 964:0664:0006)
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Robinson, H.P., Box 09 (964:0057:0003, 0005, 0007, 0012, 0016-0017; 964:0058:0087; 964:0661:0011; 964:0663:0008; 964:0664:0008; 964:0665:0002-0004)
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Robinson, H.P., Box 10 (957:0107:0001-0003; 964:0057:0008-0011, 0013; 964:0058:0023, 0026, 0105-0106, 0108, 0178-0180; 964:0203:0001; 964:0661:0005, 0019; 964:0663:0002-0003, 0005-0007; 964:0667:0001-0010; 964:0756:0030; 965:0003:0001)
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Robinson, H.P., Box 11 (964:0058:0001-0022, 0024-0025, 0102-0104, 0107, 0181)
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Robinson, H.P., Box 12 (2008:0034:0001-0004)
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Robinson, H.P., Box 13 (964:0665:0001)
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Robinson, H.P., Box 14 (964:0153:0001)
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Additional Access:

GEH Database

See Also:

Lake Price album (964:0581:0047) TR 655.11 P853 HRC-P

Stereograph Collection (964:0851:0011) 6G:FC:16:DR:02:Robinson, H.P.

Card Photograph Format Collection (964:0756:0030) 6G:FC:21:DR:02:Unidentified men-waist up

The Photographic Quarterly (964:0698:0003-0004) TR 1 P412 HRC-P v.1

Pictorial Effect in Photography (964:0697:0001-0003) TR 650 R6 1869 HRC-P

Kodak Portfolio (964:0540:0001, 0007) TR 646 L64 E28 HRC-P

Carte-de-visite album (964:0467:0029) f TR 655.11 C527 HRC-P

Sun Artists (964:0315:0005-0008) q TR S86 1889 HRC-P

The Art and Practice of Silver Printing (958:0313:0001)


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