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The Dolly Sisters

Photograph
1917 (photographed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Photographic portrait of the dancers and actresses, known as 'The Dolly Sisters,' Rose 'Rosie' Dolly (1892-1970) and Jenny Dolly (1892-1941), Apeda, New York, 1917.

Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleThe Dolly Sisters (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Photographic print on paper
Brief description
Photographic portrait of the dancers and actresses, known as 'The Dolly Sisters,' Rose 'Rosie' Dolly (1892-1970) and Jenny Dolly (1892-1941), Apeda, New York, 1917
Physical description
Photographic portrait of the two 'Dolly Sisters,' Rose 'Rosie' Dolly (1892-1970) and Jenny Dolly (1892-1941). It features a full length portrait of both sisters who are shown seated side by side in front of a backdrop depicting a woodland scene. The two women are wearing identical wide brimmed hats and full skirted, short sleeved, dresses, both decorated with flowers.
Dimensions
  • Height: 29.8cm
  • Width: 10.4cm
Marks and inscriptions
  • '38. Miss. Farren. F.P' (Handwritten annotation in ink on reverse.)
  • 'GLC III.iii.6.4' (Handwritten annotation in pencil on reverse.)
Credit line
Gabrielle Enthoven Collection
Subjects depicted
Summary
Photographic portrait of the dancers and actresses, known as 'The Dolly Sisters,' Rose 'Rosie' Dolly (1892-1970) and Jenny Dolly (1892-1941), Apeda, New York, 1917.
Collection
Accession number
S.116-2016

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Record createdApril 22, 2016
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