The J. Paul Getty Museum

Close No. 148 High Street

Object Details

Title:

Close No. 148 High Street

Artist/Maker:

Thomas Annan (Scottish,1829 - 1887)

Culture:

Scottish

Place:

Glasgow, Scotland (Place Created)

Date:

negative 1868, print 1900

Medium:

Photogravure

Object Number:

84.XB.1226.5

Dimensions:

21.8 × 17.4 cm (8 9/16 × 6 7/8 in.)

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Object Description

A narrow, empty close. Clothes hang from several washing lines strung from windows. A cart on the street can be seen through a narrow archway at the end of the passage.