London, South Kensington
22 November 1996
Female nude studies, 1930s
Nineteen gelatin silver prints, 9¼ x 6¼ in. to 14½ x 11¼ in. or the reverse, thirteen mounted on card, linear ink border, twelve signed in pencil, five with facsimile signature, five titled and seven dated on mount, the majority titled and with facsimile signature and two with Camera Club exhibition labels on verso, in blue cloth portfolio. (19)
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Titles where given are as follows: 'Night', 'Witch-Ball', 'Pensive', 'Ray', 'Nude', 'The Doll', 'Theresa', 'Lip Rouge' (illus.), 'Poise', 'Étude de nu', and 'Top Light'.
J.B. Woodroffe was a member of the Camera Club.
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