cabinet photograph

C Hawkins

cabinet photograph

C Hawkins


Full length studio portrait of 2 young women. Possibly sisters. The girl on the left is standing, and leaning against the top of the piano. She has long wavy hair half worn up and she is wearing a velvet dress with long sleeves, a white winged collar, a brooch and a ruffle down the bodice centre front of gathered silk ribbons tied in a bow. Her bodice is trimmed with pleated silk along the hem. The other girl is seated on a chair with velvet upholster and a curved back, she rests her arm on the piano and holds a letter. She has centre parted hair worn in a plaited chignon on top of her head. She is wearing the same velvet dress as her sister with a gathered up overskirt trimmed with fine pleated silk satin, gathered over a bustle. Plain backdop.

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cabinet photograph

Creators Name

C Hawkins

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size: 16cm x 11cm

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