Albumen print from gelatin dry plate negative
Image: 11.5 x 19.4 cm (4 1/2 x 7 5/8 in.); Matted: 40.6 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 1994.280
Woodbridge, a Philadelphia socialite, was a gifted amateur photographer active from 1884 through 1915. This stark seascape is an excellent early example of her photographs that stress light and atmospheric effects. The boathouse provides a sense of scale in this grand, sweeping scene dominated by a rocky beach and cloud-filled sky. Her photographs are distinguished by a successful union of factual detail and broad tonal effects.
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