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Washing Hands

Artist:
Roger Fenton (British, 1819–1869)
Date:
1858
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
22.8 x 26.6 cm. (9 x 10 1/2 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.244
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil, verso, TLC: "36"; Dealer's inscription in pencil on verso, BLC: "RMG#Fe8801.130.c".
Roger Fenton's "grey albums"; (Christies, South Kensington, October 25, 1979, lot 361, ill.); [...]; (Sotheby's, New York, November 1-2, 1988 (sale 5766), lot 242, unsold); [...]; [Weston Gallery]; "a prominent British collector"; [Weston Gallery]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Johnson Gallery, Selections from the Collection 15," December 9, 1996–March 9, 1997.

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