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Photograph - Have and Take I

Have and Take I

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1988 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Taylor, Robert, born 1958 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin-silver print

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case EDUC, shelf 16

Physical description

A black and white photograph depicting two hands holding the stem of a white calla lily. The flower is being held horizontally with the head of the flower situated on the left of the image.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1988 (made)


Taylor, Robert, born 1958 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin-silver print

Marks and inscriptions

Signed on the back in black ink 'Robert Taylor'
Inscribed on the back in black ink with title and date


Height: 38 cm Size of image, Width: 20.5 cm Size of image, Height: 40 cm Size of sheet, Width: 21.8 cm Size of sheet

Object history note

This photograph is part of a series from a collaboration with the dancer, Mark Linton Harris. He wanted to make a piece of dance in which the photography would be more than evidence that the dance had been there.

Descriptive line

Photograph by Robert Taylor, 'Have and Take I', gelatin-silver print, Great Britain, 1988

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1996


Photographic paper



Subjects depicted

Hands; Lilies


Photographs; Dance


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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