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Viola Hamilton, posing naked in a classical attitude as Flora (?) against a square column in a photographic studio. Photograph, ca.1899/1908.

  • Fallaize, Edwin Nichol, 1877-1957
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view Viola Hamilton, posing naked in a classical attitude as Flora (?) against a square column in a photographic studio. Photograph, ca.1899/1908.

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Credit: Viola Hamilton, posing naked in a classical attitude as Flora (?) against a square column in a photographic studio. Photograph, ca.1899/1908. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Description

The model is wearing a flesh-coloured bodystocking which has been retouched out on the negative, she holds aloft a garland of flowers

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint ; image 13.9 x 9.8 cm

Lettering

Miss Viola Hamilton Hana Studios Ltd. London

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 529651i

References note

Alison Smith (ed.), Exposed: the Victorian nude, London 2001, no. 58, pp. 126-127

Lettering note

The name lettering is written on the negative in white ink, the studio details are in a stamp embossed in the lower right-hand corner

Exhibitions note

Exhibited in 'Exposed: the Victorian nude', Tate Britain, London, 1 November 2001-27 January, 2002; Haus der Kunst, Munich, 1 March-2 June, 2002; Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, 6 September, 2002-5 January, 2003; Kobe City Museum, Kobe, February-May 2003; Geidai Museum (University Art Museum), Tokyo, June-August 2003

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.

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