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Back From The Fishing Ground

Back From The Fishing Ground

Photographer: Kent, Frank W

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1892

Shelfmark: 1757.b.20

Item number: 3

Length: 10.8

Width: 17.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Prize-winning photograph in the 'Seascape or River Scenery' category of the 'Amateur Photographer' Monthly Competition No. 31, January 1892

"'Back from the Fishing-ground' (Mr. Frank W. Kent, Clapham - First Bronze Medal). A well-balanced picture: had there been a trifle more foreground, the effect would have been better. An Optimus rapid rectilinear lens, working at f/16, and the plate, a Paget 50 times, received one-fortieth of a second exposure."

Text from "The 'Amateur Photographer' Album of Prize Photographs, 1893"

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