cabinet photograph

Alexander Bassano, 1829 - 1913

cabinet photograph

Alexander Bassano 1829 - 1913


Full length portrait of a woman wearing evening attire. Painted studio backdrop of an interior wall with a dresser and a mirror. The woman is leaning on the back of a chair with a embroidered tapestry drape over it. She has centre parted hair pinned up with a white cap and she is wearing a dark silk satin dress with a fitted bodice, low squared neckline with embroidered trim and 3/4 length fitted sleeves with a white lace falling frill cuff. Her dress is trimmed with made up bows from the centre front to the skirt hem. Her skirt hem is trimmed with an embroidered panel and 2 rows of pleated silk, and has a slight train. She is wearing a black ribbon choker, a necklace with a pendant, a bracelet and she is holding a white handkerchief.

Object Name

cabinet photograph

Creators Name

Alexander Bassano

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size: 16cm x 11cm

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