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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.

  • Oricelly, J.
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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.

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint


Oricelly 25, 27, Rue Tronchet

Lettering note

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


Wellcome Library no. 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.


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


  • French

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