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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F , Case THURS, Shelf SH7

Photograph

c 1870 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Carte-de-viste studio portrait of a woman dressed in traditional clothing seated in front of a backdrop, while holidng a pot.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Carte-de-visite albumen photograph.
Brief Description
Carte-de-visite photograph by Mr. & Mme. Prod'Hom depicting a woman seated on the ground holding a pot. Taken ca. 1850-80 in Bone, Algeria.
Physical Description
Carte-de-viste studio portrait of a woman dressed in traditional clothing seated in front of a backdrop, while holidng a pot.
Dimensions
  • Height: 100mm
  • Width: 64mm
Object history
Mr. and Mme. Prod'hom were a husband and wife photographic studio business based in the city of Bone, Algeria c. 1865. They worked together to produce portraits of the inhabitants of the city, as well as enlisting their son's help with the business. Mr. Jean Prod'hom was recognised as one of the best photographers in Algeria.
Place Depicted
Collection
Accession Number
E.1164-1995

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record createdMarch 24, 2009
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