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photograph - Lanoline advertisement
  • Lanoline advertisement
    Madame Yevonde, born 1893 - died 1975
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Lanoline advertisement

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1938 (photographed)
    ca. 1989 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Madame Yevonde, born 1893 - died 1975 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    dye transfer print

  • 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

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRP, shelf 643

Physical description

A mounted colour photograph of a woman seated before a dressing mirror wearing a slip and trousers and high socks. Her boots and slippers are seen in the foreground. She holds a tube of ointment. A box for the ointment is resting atop the table in front of the mirror along with a candle, hairbrush and shell.

Place of Origin

London (photographed)


ca. 1938 (photographed)
ca. 1989 (printed)


Madame Yevonde, born 1893 - died 1975 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

dye transfer print


Height: 758 mm mount, Width: 506 mm mount, Height: 520 mm paper, Width: 320 mm paper

Descriptive line

Photograph by Madame Yevonde, 'Lanoline advertisement (model V. Tester)', ca. 1938, modern dye transfer print, ca. 1990


Photographic paper


Dye transfer process; Photography

Subjects depicted

Candles; Shells; Advertisement; Mirrors


Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; Advertising


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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