About This Image

A photographer in pith helmet stands at his camera, which is mounted on a tripod beneath a blackcloth. Village life (most likely that of a location in Southeast Asia) unfolds before him: cows (so thin their ribs show), a cart, local residents. Another photographer, probably a woman, crouches on the ground nearby, busily at some sort of work. A man holds a dark, Western-style umbrella over her head. The day must be hot. A true, British Colonial-Era image.

Note: detail images appear to have a very sepia cast - this is misleading - the tones are standard albumen tones as seen in the full view image. Print in good condition.

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Outdoor Scene of Photographer at Work in Southeast Asia
Outdoor Scene of Photographer at Work in Southeast Asia
Outdoor Scene of Photographer at Work in Southeast Asia
Anonymous Outdoor Scene of Photographer at Work in Southeast Asia

Price $400

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Outdoor Scene of Photographer at Work in Southeast Asia
Outdoor Scene of Photographer at Work in Southeast Asia
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Description

Ref.# 8061

Medium Albumen Print

Photo Date c. 1870  Print Date c. 1870

Dimensions 6 x 8 in. (152 x 203 mm)

Photographer Country Unknown

Contact

Charles Schwartz

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Phone 1-212-534-4496

Company
Charles Schwartz Ltd.

 

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