Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C , Case MB2A, Shelf DR104

The Machine Worker in Summer

Photograph
1937 (photographed), ca. 1990 (printed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

A mounted colour photograph of a nude woman seated before a sewing machine. A long swath of sheer fabric is passing through the machine. A birdcage is suspended in the upper right corner. Flowers farame the top edge of the frame.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
dye transfer print
Brief Description
Photograph by Madame Yevonde, 'The Machine Worker in Summer' (model Joan Richards)', 1937, modern dye transfer print, ca. 1990
Physical Description
A mounted colour photograph of a nude woman seated before a sewing machine. A long swath of sheer fabric is passing through the machine. A birdcage is suspended in the upper right corner. Flowers farame the top edge of the frame.
Dimensions
  • Mount height: 758mm
  • Mount width: 506mm
  • Paper height: 520mm
  • Paper width: 315mm
Credit line
The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Subjects depicted
Associated Object
PROV.1648-2017 (RPS Group record)
Other Numbers
  • XRP643 - RPS collection - V&A identifier
  • 2003-5001/2/20343 - Science Museum Group accession number
Collection
Accession Number
RPS.3383-2018

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record createdSeptember 12, 2018
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