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A woman posing naked in a classical attitude on a dais, as Flora?, in a photographic studio. Photograph by Walery, before 1900.

  • Walery.
Reference
529256i
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About this work

Description

The woman is wearing a flesh-coloured bodystocking to appear like a marble statue, and she is garlanded with flowers

Publication/Creation

Paris.

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

Lettering

Walery 9bis Rue de Londres Paris reproduction interdite

Lettering note

Lettering printed on the back of the mount gives a list of prizes awarded at various exhibitions, the most recent is the Exposition Universelle at Paris, 1889

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 529256i

Ownership note

Originally collected by British anthropologist Edwin Nichol Fallaize (1877-1957). Purchased by Capt. L.W.G. Malcolm in 1934, on behalf of Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome, for the price of £25. From a letter in the Wellcome archives dated 16th December 1934.

Notes

This work is untitled: the title has been supplied by the cataloguer for identification purposes.

Languages

  • French


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