A woman wearing bodystocking holding a tambourine.

  • Oricelly, J.
[late 19th century]
Part of:
The Fallaize Collection.
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About this work

Also known as

Previous title, replaced April 2022: A woman posing naked in a classical attitude, holding a tambourine, in front of a plain backdrop in a photographic studio. Photograph by J. Oricelly, before 1900.


The woman is wearing a flesh-coloured bodystocking to appear like a marble statue, and also a long necklace


Paris (25 & 27 Rue Tronchet) : J. Oricelly, [late 19th century]

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint


Oricelly 25, 27, Rue Tronchet Lettering printed on the back of the mount: Maison d'art J. Oricelly photographe 25 & 27 Rue Tronchet Paris Pres de la Madeleine, le Printemps et la Gare St. Lazare Vues de tous pays A.C. Champagne 180, Rue de Rivoli, Paris Seances reservees reproduction interdite B.P. Grimaud, Paris


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


Wellcome Collection 531518i

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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