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Lanoline advertisement

  • Object:

    photograph

  • 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:

    RPS.3389-2018

  • 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)

Date

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

Artist/maker

Madame Yevonde, born 1893 - died 1975 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

dye transfer print

Dimensions

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

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Dye transfer process; Photography

Subjects depicted

Candles; Shells; Mirrors; Advertisement

Categories

Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; Advertising

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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