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Nature

Accession Number
2000/2.141.4

Title
Nature

Artist(s)
Alice Boughton

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1901

Medium & Support
photogravure on paper

Dimensions
12 7/16 in x 9 1/16 in x 7/16 in (31.59 cm x 23.02 cm x 1.11 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952

Subject matter
In this photograph, a woman and a young child stand left of center, embracing. The woman wears a long, light, patterned dress with draped sleeves. The female child is nude. The title of this image, "Nature," prompts the viewer to contrast the nude youth to the clothed adult woman. A large tree forms the central focus of the natural backdrop of this photograph, which appears staged.

Physical Description
Two figures stand against a tree, hugging. One is a clothed adult woman and the other is a nude, young, female child.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Figures
children (people by age group)
clothed
dresses (garments)
embracing
nudes
nudes (representations)
trees
women (female humans)

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