Unknown Child

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Unknown Child 1860s
  • Scottish Art
Among other things, early photographers had to cope with difficult and demanding clients - children and pets especially. Both were small, reluctant to remain still, and often accompanied by interfering adults. Children would be tied to chairs with sashes or held in place by their parents hidden behind studio furniture.


  • Acc. No. PGP R 894
  • Medium Carte de visite, albumen print
  • Size 9.10 x 5.50 cm
  • Credit Gift of Mrs. Riddell in memory of Peter Fletcher Riddell 1985