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Photograph (Early Gelatine Print) of Washington Teasdale Using his Harmonograph, c.1900

Inventory Number: 54814
Object Type:
Persons: Washington Teasdale
Date Created:
Accession Number: 1949-10
Brief Description: Early gelatine print. Portrait of Washington Teasdale, half length, seated using his harmonograph or curve-generating machine, which is mounted on a bench or box of its own, and has various geared wheels and also a pendulum-like device. Horizontal format. Possibly a self-portrait.
For fuller descriptive and historical commentary see narratives.
Primary Inscriptions: Inscribed on back: 'Mr Washington Teasdale | with his curve machine' [in Richard Inwards's hand].
Provenance: Presented by the Executors of G. H. Gabb in 1949. From the collection of Richard Inwards.
Collection Group: Gabb Collection
Material(s): Paper
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
73 97 mm

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