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Nudes at the Royalton Hotel

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    New York (photographed)

  • Date:

    1992 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    von Unwerth, Ellen (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin silver print

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 1000, box F

Physical description

A black and white phonograph depicting two seated females lifting their tops to reveal their breasts.

Place of Origin

New York (photographed)


1992 (made)


von Unwerth, Ellen (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin silver print

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in graphite on the back '66/36A'


Height: 50.5 cm sheet, Width: 40.5 cm sheet, Height: 45.5 cm image, Width: 30.5 cm image

Descriptive line

Photograph by Ellen von Unwerth, 'Nudes at the Royalton Hotel', an advertisement for the Royalton Hotel, New York, gelatin silver print, 1992

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

von Unwerth, Ellen. Snaps. New Mexico: Twin Palms Publishers, 1995.
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1997

Production Note

1992. Advertisement for Royalton Hotel, New York


Photographic paper; Material


Gelatin silver; Technique

Subjects depicted

Female nude; Fashion; Subject


Photographs; Advertising; Fashion


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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