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A young woman posing naked with her hands on her head, standing on a Persian rug in front of a sceneographic backdrop. Photograph, ca.1900.

  • Fallaize, Edwin Nichol, 1877-1957
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About this work


The background looks like a classical stage-set, the negative is cracked across the lower half, there appears to be a sort of stand behind the woman

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

Lettering note

Lettering in pencil on the verso: Sec_es_
Bears number: No.1


Wellcome Library no. 535431i

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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