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Sarah Bernhardt

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (photographed)

  • Date:

    1910 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bert, born 1856 (photographers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photographic print

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.3880-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Photograph of Sarah Bernhardt by Bert, 1910.

Physical description

Photograph of Sarah Bernhardt by Bert. Bernhardt is photographed seated on a carved wooden chair. She is wearing a dress with lace sleeves and a beaded top and hem. A fur stole is draped around her. She is posed on a bearskin rug--the head of the bear is visible in the lower left corner of the photograph.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (photographed)

Date

1910 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Bert, born 1856 (photographers)

Materials and Techniques

Photographic print

Marks and inscriptions

Illegible ink inscription on the mount underneath the photograph.

'A. Bert / Paris'
Signature pressed into the mount underneath the photograph.

Dimensions

Height: 20.5 cm, Width: 13.5 cm

Descriptive line

Photograph of Sarah Bernhardt by Bert, 1910

Production Note

Reproduced in Le Théatre et Comoedia Illustré, June 26, 1923, No. 18

Materials

Photographic paper; Photographic gelatin

Techniques

Photography; Gelatin silver process

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Photographs; Theatre

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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