The J. Paul Getty Museum

Close, No. 193 High Street.

Object Details

Title:

Close, No. 193 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.735.2.9

Dimensions:

28.5 × 23.2 cm (11 1/4 × 9 1/8 in.)

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Object Description

View of a close in Glasgow. Two children can be seen on a set of stairs on the right side of the image. Washing lines with clothes drying hang above them and all along the passageway. A figure can be seen at the far end of the close.