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Vernacular photograph

Photograph
ca.1905-1950 (photographed)



object details
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Brief Description
Vernacular photograph, photographer unknown, c.1905-50. Gelatin silver print, from the collection of Peter Cohen, given as part of a group of 50 photographs featuring cameras.
Dimensions
  • Image width: 89mm
  • Image height: 64mm
  • Paper width: 101mm
  • Paper height: 77mm
Styles
Gallery Label
Unknown Photographers American and European vernacular photographs About 1910–60 As this selection of snapshots demonstrates, the camera has proved to be an irresistible subject for generations of amateur photographers. These photographs of people holding cameras or in the act of taking photographs attest to the broad social appeal of the camera for much of the 20th century. Gelatin silver prints and C-type prints Given by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Peter Cohen Museum nos. LOAN:AMERICANFRIENDS.710:1 to 50-2015(23/7/2016-5/3/2017)
Credit line
Lent by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Peter Cohen
Object history
From the collection of Peter Cohen. Given as part of a group of 50 photographs featuring cameras.
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
LOAN:AMERICANFRIENDS.710:16-2015

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record createdJanuary 6, 2016
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