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Photograph

Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    London (photographed)

  • Date:

    1955 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Evans, Walker, born 1903 - died 1975 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin-silver print on textured paper

  • Museum number:

    E.2792-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 929, box A

Physical description

A black and white photograph depicting a portrait of a Pearly King.

Place of Origin

London (photographed)

Date

1955 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Evans, Walker, born 1903 - died 1975 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin-silver print on textured paper

Marks and inscriptions

'All of Cap visor please, 24'
Inscribed in red pencil

'XXV 20 #2V'
Inscribed in pencil on the back

'Walker Evans'
Stamped in ink on the back

Dimensions

Height: 35.3 cm sheet, Width: 28 cm sheet, Height: 34.2 cm image, Width: 22.7 cm image

Descriptive line

Photograph by Walker Evans, depicting a portrait of a Pearly King, gelatin-silver print, London, 1955

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1990

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Gelatin-silver

Categories

Photographs; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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