Marguerite Agniel posing with her legs crossed and hands together resting on her legs.

  • De Mirjian Studios
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The Fallaize Collection.
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Previous title, replaced September 2022: Marguerite Agniel in a Buddha position with her legs crossed and eyes closed, wearing a revealing two-piece costume and matching turban, on a rug in a photographic studio.


Agniel is also seen, in the same costume, in 539792i-539794i


New York City ([48th Street and Broadway]) : De Mirjian Studios, 1929

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint


The courtesy of credit is requested - Thank you. De Mirjian Studios Bears number: 31 The studio details are rubber-stamped on the verso and embossed into the print Accompanying typewritten text describes the benefits of this exercise


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

References note

Reproduced: M. Agniel, The art of the body, London, 1931, Plate XX, f.p.39, The "Buddha position"


Wellcome Collection 539795i

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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