London, South Kensington
1 May 1997
Attributed to ALEXIS GOUIN
Young woman with loosened bodice, circa 1851-55
Stereoscopic daguerreotype, lightly hand-tinted and with pin-prick detail, black and gilt-painted cover glass, paper-taped.
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Nazarieff, Early Erotic Photography, p. 99 (illus.) for comparison.
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