cabinet photograph

E Geering



cabinet photograph

E Geering

Summary

3/4 length studio portrait of a seated woman with a baby. The woman has centre parted hair worn in a chignon with a morning cap and silk ribbon. She is wearing a string of beads around her neck and a black formal day dress with a high round neck, white frill collar and long narrow sleeves with a white frill at the cuffs. The bodice front has smocking at the neck and at the waist and the over skirt is full with tiered, pleated flounces underneath. The woman is seated on a wide velvet upholstered chair with piping and fine fringes along the seat. The baby is sat on the woman's knee and wearing a short sleeved dress with contrasting apron and a checked sash around the waist and long socks and shoes with anklestraps. The baby is holding a small basket of flowers and the womans pocketwatch. Plain studio backdrop with drape to the left.


Object Name

cabinet photograph

Creators Name

E Geering

Date Created

1882

Dimensions

size: 16cm x 11cm

accession number

2008.40.6.1487

Place of creation

Aberdeen

Medium


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