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The Back Wynd

Object Details

Title:

The Back Wynd

Artist/Maker:

Thomas Annan (Scottish,1829 - 1887)

Culture:

Scottish

Place:

Glasgow, Scotland (Place Created)

Date:

negative 1899; print 1900

Medium:

Photogravure

Object Number:

84.XO.314.48

Dimensions:

18.4 × 23.6 cm (7 1/4 × 9 5/16 in.)

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Object Description

Two men and a child sit among a pile of dirt and rubble in an alley behind a row of tenement buildings. A wide, open doorway can be seen in the foreground to the right.