The J. Paul Getty Museum

Captain Thurburn

Object Details

Title:

Captain Thurburn

Artist/Maker:

Unknown maker

Culture:

British

Place:

India (Place Created)

Date:

1858–1869

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XA.420.47

Dimensions:

16.7 × 13.4 cm (6 9/16 × 5 1/4 in.)

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Object Description

Seated portrait of Felix Augustus Victor Thurburn, special assistant commissioner at Faizabad during the 1857-1858 Indian Uprising. His thumbs are tucked into his waistcoat's pockets.