The J. Paul Getty Museum

Close No. 37 High Street

Object Details

Title:

Close No. 37 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.XO.314.15

Dimensions:

22.6 × 18.7 cm (8 7/8 × 7 3/8 in.)

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Object Description

Two young women stand halfway down a narrow close facing the camera. A young boy looks on from a doorway on the left side of the passage while carrying a white pitcher. Washing lines hang above their heads along the close.