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[Delousing]

Object Details

Title:

[Delousing]

Artist/Maker:

Giorgio Sommer (Italian, born Germany, 1834 - 1914)

Culture:

Italian

Place:

Naples, Italy (Place Created)

Date:

about 1870

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XP.1026

Dimensions:

23.9 × 20 cm (9 7/16 × 7 7/8 in.)

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Object Description

A woman seeated outside, picking lice from the head of a small boy. Another boy is seated on the ground next to her with a table and kettle behind him.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Sommer, Giorgio. Giorgio Sommer, Fotografo a Napoli, a cura di Daniella Palazzoli (Milano: Electa Editrice, 1981), pl. 71.