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Broad Close, No. 167 High Street.

Object Details

Title:

Broad Close, No. 167 High Street.

Artist/Maker:

Thomas Annan (Scottish,1829 - 1887)

Culture:

Scottish

Place:

Glasgow, Scotland (Place Created)

Date:

negative 1868 - 1871; print 1877

Medium:

Carbon print

Object Number:

84.XA.735.2.3

Dimensions:

28.4 × 22.5 cm (11 3/16 × 8 7/8 in.)

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Object Description

Boys gather in the narrow street in front of a row of homes in Glasgow, while two adults can be seen in conversation farther down the street. Sheets hang on a washing line from the second floor window.