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Photograph (Carbon Print, Postcard) of Washington Teasdale, c.1900

Inventory Number: 67926
Object Type:
Persons: Washington Teasdale (Subject)
Date Created:
Accession Number: 1949-10
Brief Description: Carbon print printed directly on to a postcard. Portrait of Washington Teasdale, seated half length, turned to right, his head resting on his left hand. Probably a self-portrait. Pale sepia. Horizontal format. A slight sepia line half an inch above the image may represent the edge of the carbon tissue. The postcard is of the early type, used around 1900, where one side is devoted entirely to the address and the picture side is not filled by the picture but leaves a margin for a written message.
For fuller descriptive and historical commentary see narratives.
Primary Inscriptions: Inscribed on front of card: 'Mr Washington Teasdale' [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): Card
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
52 65 mm


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