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Albumen photo, women St. Kilda Scotland G.W. Wilson c. 1885

Albumen photo, women St. Kilda Scotland G.W. Wilson c. 1885


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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Ephemera: Photographs: Landscapes: Pre 1900: Item # 1433639

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An albumen photograph of five women, with knitting, seated on the ground and two girls standing behind them against a stone wall or side of a cottage. George Washington Wilson (Scottish, 1823-1893) was already a successful photographer with a large business in Aberdeen when he made a photographic journey to the Outer Hebrides in 1885. This photograph is titled in the bottom center of the negative, “Maids and Matrons St. Kilda.” with the number 6196 and the photographers initials G.W.W. Image 7 ½ x 11 3/8 inches (19 x 27.9 cm). Mat 16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm).

Condition: Toning on the right edge and a very small tear on the bottom edge barely extending into the inscription.