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Loie Fuller

late nineteenth century (photographed)
Place of origin

Photographic portrait of the dancer Loie Fuller (1862-1928), late nineteenth century.

Object details

Object type
TitleLoie Fuller (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Photographic print on card
Brief description
Photographic portrait of the dancer Loie Fuller, taken by an unidentified photographer, late nineteenth century
Physical description
Photographic portrait of Loie Fuller. The photograph features a full length portrait of the dancer who is shown kneeling amidst a pile of cushions, with her arms upraised, and a small carved snake clasped in her right hand. Her skirt, which is decorated with a repeated images of snakes, is raised up and spread out in a wide circle behind her.
  • Height: 14.4cm
  • Width: 10.4cm
Marks and inscriptions
'Loie Fuller/Globe 22 Oct/Gaiety July 19' (Handwritten annotation in pencil on reverse.)
Credit line
Gabrielle Enthoven Collection
Subject depicted
Photographic portrait of the dancer Loie Fuller (1862-1928), late nineteenth century.
Accession number

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Record createdApril 22, 2016
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