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Bearer

Object Details

Title:

Bearer

Artist/Maker:

Saché & Murray (active India, about 1869 - 1870)

Place:

India (Place Created)

Date:

about 1869

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XO.872.10.41

Dimensions:

28.6 × 23.2 cm (11 1/4 × 9 1/8 in.)

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Object Description

Studio portrait of a man as a bearer, or a head servant, holding a piece of cloth. He stands next to a desk, while a vanity with a mirror can be seen on the right area of the image.