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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. Photograph by J. de Mirjian, ca.1929.

  • Fallaize, Edwin Nichol, 1877-1957
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view 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. Photograph by J. de Mirjian, ca.1929.

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Credit: 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. Photograph by J. de Mirjian, ca.1929. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Description

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

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

Lettering

The courtesy of credit is requested - Thank you. De Mirjian Studios

References note

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

Lettering note

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 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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