The J. Paul Getty Museum

Close No. 65 High Street

Object Details

Title:

Close No. 65 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.1226.13

Dimensions:

22.1 × 17.5 cm (8 11/16 × 6 7/8 in.)

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Object Description

View of a narrow close in Glasgow. A young boy wearing a hat and bare feet leans against a building with legs crossed and hands in his pockets. A man can be seen standing farther down the passageway, while another man tends to an animal. Washing lines hang above their heads between the buildings.