- Museum number
Frontal, full-length portrait of adult female [North African or Middle Eastern?]. Wearing shoes, stockings [?], frilled skirt, blouse, jacket, hat with large tassel, personal-ornaments including neck-ornament, wrist-ornaments, finger-ornaments. Leaning on back of American chair, cloth in hand. Standing on carpet, plain backdrop.
Medium: Albumen print?
Format: Carte-de-visite. Red border around print on card.
- Production date
- 1880-1910 (circa)
Length: 9.20 centimetres
Width: 5.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Geography: Ethnic groups suggested by T Cotterill, 13/11/1997.
Circumstances: One of a series, including Af,A58 and Af,A59.
Biography: Role of Major Hunter in relation to photograph is unclear.
- Not on display
- Acquisition notes
- Copyright: British Museum.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number