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Clovelly, North Hill

Accession Number
1971/2.128

Title
Clovelly, North Hill

Artist(s)
Francis Bedford

Artist Nationality
British (modern)

Object Creation Date
1850-1894

Medium & Support
albumen print on paper

Dimensions
8 3/8 in x 6 1/8 in (21.3 cm x 15.6 cm);14 5/16 in x 19 5/16 in (36.35 cm x 49.05 cm);8 11/16 in x 6 1/4 in (22 cm x 15.8 cm);8 3/8 in x 6 1/8 in (21.27 cm x 15.56 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Hartsook through the Friends of the Museum of Art

Subject matter
Francis Bedford was an acclaimed British landscape photographer with a background in illustration. His photographs seek to balance the natural and man-made worlds. This photograph depicts the historic fishing village of Clovelly, which is nestled in a harbor in Devonshire, England. Laundry hangs on a clothesline between two houses, while a woman stands in a doorway on the right.

Physical Description
This photograph depicts a woman walking into her home in a rural village after hanging laundry to dry on a clothesline. 

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Rural life
Urban life
female
fishing villages
houses
laundry
stair
stairs
trees
villages
washing (cleaning)
window
windows

1 Related Resource

British Empire
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)

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