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A young woman, posing naked in a classical attitude, against a square column in a photographic studio. Photograph, ca.1890/1910.

  • Fallaize, Edwin Nichol, 1877-1957
Reference
529642i
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About this work

Description

The model's body is entirely powdered white, to appear like a marble statue, her g-string has been retouched out of the photograph. The same model is also shown in 528638i

Publication/Creation

London ([22 Bedford Street Strand]) : Hana Studios Ltd.

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint ; image 18.2 x 13.5 cm

Lettering

Hana Studios Ltd. London

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 529642i

References note

Alison Smith (ed.), Exposed: the Victorian nude, London 2001, no. 57, p. 126

Lettering note

The lettering is in a studio stamp, embossed in the lower right-hand corner

Notes

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

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.

Languages

  • English


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