Charles T. SCOWEN, Plucking tea [left]; Weighing tea [right] Enlarge 1 /1

Charles SCOWEN

Great Britain 1850 /1854 – Celyon [Sri Lanka] 1895

attributed to

  • Ceylon [Sri Lanka] from 1873

W.H.L. SKEEN & CO.

commenced 1860 – 1918 /1922

attributed to

Plucking tea [left]
Weighing tea [right]
1870s Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen prints, albumen silver photograph

Primary Insc: Inscribed on verso lower left in pencil "1636 Weighing Tea". Inscribed on verso lower right in pencil "Picking Tea". Inscribed on verso centre in pencil "No 153 [numbers underlined and inscription written sideways]".
Dimensions: 21.4 h x 27.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.81.91