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Snapshot

Snapshot

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1935 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (producer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photographic paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Lorna Harward

  • Museum number:

    B.278-1999

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Black and white snapshot of landscape proportions, with a narrow white border, showing the donor, Lorna Harward, as a child with light-coloured short curly hair. She is standing out of doors by a hedged flower bed in which daffodils and forsythia are visibleand is wearing a pale blue crepe de chine dress and knickers and short white ankle socks. Over her left arm she carries a cloth doll.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca.1935 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (producer)

Materials and Techniques

Photographic paper

Marks and inscriptions

AUTOMAX 134
Unknown; reverse; stamping; ink

16
Unknown; reverse; writing; pencil

Dimensions

Height: 6.5 cm overall, Height: 6 cm image only, Width: 8.8 cm overall, Width: 8.3 cm image only

Object history note

Shows the donor Lorna M Harward (born July 1931) wearing dress and knickers set B.277(1,2)-1999

Historical context note

The photograph illustrates both that the dress was in a high-waisted style, and also just how short skirts for little girls of this age were in the 1930s

Descriptive line

Black and white snapshot of a little girl; England, ca.1935

Production Note

Reason For Production: Retail

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Developing

Subjects depicted

Children (people by age group)

Categories

Children & Childhood; Photographs

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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