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Dorothy, Duchess of Wellington as Hecate

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (photographed)

  • Date:

    1935 (photographed)
    ca. 1998 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Madame Yevonde, born 1893 - died 1975 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pigment transfer print on watercolour paper

  • 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 642

Physical description

An unmounted colour photograph of a woman shown from the chest up with her head wrapped in a blue gauze fabric. She wears a double strand of pearls and brooch at her chest.

Place of Origin

London (photographed)


1935 (photographed)
ca. 1998 (printed)


Madame Yevonde, born 1893 - died 1975 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

pigment transfer print on watercolour paper

Marks and inscriptions

Blindstamp: 'PP' and 'Y'
lower edge of paper


Height: 505 mm paper, Width: 405 mm paper

Descriptive line

Photograph by Madame Yevonde, 'Dorothy, Duchess of Wellington as Hecate', 1935, pigment transfer print on watercolour paper, ca. 1998


Photographic paper


Photography; Pigment print

Subjects depicted

Goddesses; Portraits


Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; Portraits


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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