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F. Holland Day in Algerian Costume

Accession Number
1971/2.146

Title
F. Holland Day in Algerian Costume

Artist(s)
Frederick H. Evans

Artist Nationality
British (modern)

Object Creation Date
1901

Medium & Support
platinum print on paper

Dimensions
6 5/16 in x 8 5/16 in (16 cm x 21.1 cm);14 5/16 in x 19 5/16 in (36.35 cm x 49.05 cm);15 1/4 in x 10 5/8 in (38.8 cm x 27 cm);6 5/16 in x 8 5/16 in (16.03 cm x 21.11 cm)

Credit Line
Museum Purchase

Subject matter
This theatrical portrait of F. Holland Day, a good friend of Frederick Evans, depicts Day in Algerian costume. This was one of many images taken of Day in such costumes, which he brought back with him after a trip to Algiers. Day sits with his legs crossed, hunched over, and looking down at his clasped hands. This photograph employs the soft focus and lighting typical of Evans portrait photography.

Physical Description
Photograph of F. Holland Day in an "Algerian costume." Day sits cross-legged and looks down on his clasped hands resting in his lap.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Algeria
Algerian
Victorian
costume (mode of fashion)
costumes
males
men (male humans)
modern and contemporary art
portraits
seated

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