carte-de-visite photograph

C Hawkins

carte-de-visite photograph

C Hawkins


Studio portrait of a seated woman against a plain background with a skirting board. On the right of the scene the edge of a pillaster or other architectural feature is visible. On the left of the space there is part of an ornately decorated desk or table. The woman is seated on an upholstered wooden chair and holds her arms crossed in front of her. The floor appears to be tiled. The woman's hair is arranged in a chignon at the back of her head and she is wearing a black pillbox hat trimmed with a black and white scarf. She is wearing a string of white beads, perhaps pearls. She is wearing a short black velvet jacket which is fastened up the front with a row of white buttons and she has a brooch at the collar. She is also wearing a full white skirt.

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carte-de-visite photograph

Creators Name

C Hawkins

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image: 10.2cm x 6.4cm

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