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VIF | Visualizing Family, Gender Relations and the Body. The Balkans approx. 1860-1950

Studio portrait of a woman

Studio portrait of a woman, © The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Artenlarge


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Object:Studio portrait of a woman
Description:Full-length shot of a woman wearing a dark dress, a checked shawl over her chest and a dark kerchief on her head. She is resting her hand on a book, which is displayed on a side tabe. Painted canvas backdrop.
Comment:Most probably produced for commercial use with a model.
Date:Not before 1860, Not after 1900
Creator:Laforest, Francesco, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 161mm x 110mm
Image: 141mm x 96mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
560 Social Stratification
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
Copyright:Österreichisches Museum für Volkskunde
Archive:The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art, Inv. No.: ÖMV/pos/1346
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler