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Photograph - Isabella Grace and Clementina Maude, 5 Princes Gardens
  • Isabella Grace and Clementina Maude, 5 Princes Gardens
    Hawarden, Clementina Viscountess, born 1822 - died 1865
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Isabella Grace and Clementina Maude, 5 Princes Gardens

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    South Kensington (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1863-1864 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hawarden, Clementina Viscountess, born 1822 - died 1865 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Clementina Tottenham

  • Museum number:

    282-1947

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 33, box HVIII

This photograph is one of Hawarden’s ‘Orientalist’ series (see PH.278-1947). The location has moved to another area of her studio, which has a star-patterned wallpaper in the background. As before, a standing figure watches over a reclining one asleep on a divan covered in rich fabrics.

Physical description

Sepia photograph, mounted on green card, showing two young women in fancy dress, one standing and the other reclining.

5 Princes Gardens, interior: first floor, front: screen (with drape): starred wall-paper: Isabella Grace (half-length; right profile), eyes down, standing, hands clasped and resting on back of divan, on which is Clementina, eyes closed, reclining, right hand on left shoulder. Both in fancy dress (Orientalist style).

Place of Origin

South Kensington (photographed)

Date

ca. 1863-1864 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Hawarden, Clementina Viscountess, born 1822 - died 1865 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Photograph

Dimensions

Height: 23.6 cm, Width: 27.2 cm

Historical context note

From departmental notes

'Clementina, Lady Hawarden (Untitled) Photographic Study (or) study from Life (D.660) c.1863-c.1864 5 Princes Gardens, interior: first floor, front: screen (with drape): starred wall-paper: Isabella Grace (half-length; right profile), eyes down, standing, hands clasped and resting on back of divan, on which is Clementina, eyes closed, reclining, right hand on left shoulder. Both in fancy dress (Orientalist style). Inscription (verso): No 223 (?); Inscription (verso of mount): (X614-)223 Print from same negative as National Museum of photography, Film and Television no. 1985-78/3 (D.660a).236 x 272 mm PH 282-1947 Series 128 Literature: Microfilm: 3.19.78 (?)'

Descriptive line

19thC; Hawarden C, D 660, 5 Princes Gardens, Isabella Grace, Clementina, c. 1863-64

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

Literature: Microfilm: 3.19.78 (?)

Production Note

Reason For Production: Exhibition
Reason For Production: Retail

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Albumen process

Subjects depicted

Wallpaper; Clothing

Categories

Photographs; Portraits; Scotland

Production Type

Unlimited edition

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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