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Photograph - Loie Fuller

Loie Fuller

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (probably, photographed)

  • Date:

    late nineteenth century (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (photographers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photographic print on card

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.126-2016

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Photographic portrait of the dancer Loie Fuller (1862-1928), late nineteenth century.

Physical description

Photographic portrait of Loie Fuller. The photograph features a full length portrait of the dancer who is shown kneeling amidst a pile of cushions, with her arms upraised, and a small carved snake clasped in her right hand. Her skirt, which is decorated with a repeated images of snakes, is raised up and spread out in a wide circle behind her.

Place of Origin

Paris (probably, photographed)

Date

late nineteenth century (photographed)

Artist/maker

Unknown (photographers)

Materials and Techniques

Photographic print on card

Marks and inscriptions

'Loie Fuller/Globe 22 Oct/Gaiety July 19'
Handwritten annotation in pencil on reverse.

Dimensions

Height: 14.4 cm, Width: 10.4 cm

Descriptive line

Photographic portrait of the dancer Loie Fuller, taken by an unidentified photographer, late nineteenth century

Materials

Photographic paper; Ink; Card

Techniques

Photography

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Photographs; Portraits

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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