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Yokohama Woman and Baby

Photograph
ca. 1913 (photographed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Autochrome depicting a woman in a kimono, holding an umbrella, with a baby on her back, full length, facing to the left. Exterior scene with a stone monument visible on the left of the image and trees in the background. Two separate glass plates taped together at the edges.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
autochrome
Brief Description
Photograph by Helen Messinger Murdoch, 'Yokohama Woman and Baby', Japan, autochrome, ca. 1913
Physical Description
Autochrome depicting a woman in a kimono, holding an umbrella, with a baby on her back, full length, facing to the left. Exterior scene with a stone monument visible on the left of the image and trees in the background. Two separate glass plates taped together at the edges.
Dimensions
  • Height: 83mm
  • Width: 107mm
  • Depth: 3mm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Inv 10816' (Handwritten in pencil on the top right of the tape surrounding the plate.)
  • '9-VIII' (Handwritten in pencil on a circular sticker on the bottom left of the tape surrounding the plate.)
  • 'Yohama [illegible]/ Japan' (Handwritten in pencil on a white sticker on the bottom edge of the tape surrounding the plate, very faint.)
  • '104' (Handwritten in ink on a red and white circular sticker on the bottom edge of the tape surrounding the plate.)
  • '14651' (Handwritten in ink on a white sticker on the top right corner of the plate.)
Credit line
The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Places Depicted
Other Numbers
  • 10816 - RPS identifier - inventory no.
  • XRG852 - RPS collection - V&A identifier
  • 14651 - RPS identifier - inventory no.
Collection
Accession Number
RPS.1235-2018

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record createdFebruary 15, 2018
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