Nov 5, 2007

Young Girl Seated on Straw, Leaning on a Basket

Young Girl Seated on Straw, Leaning on a Basket


Edmond Bacot

(French, 1814–1875)

Albumen print from wet collodion negative

Paper: 22.7 x 18.2 cm (8 15/16 x 7 3/16 in.); Matted: 50.8 x 40.6 cm (20 x 16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1998.273



Typically during this period, portraits of working-class girls were made as ethnographic or artistic studies of types.

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