Nurse

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 7ELB/A/8/028c
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 CM Object/ 7/ELB/A/8/28/3
  • Dates of Creation
      1914
  • Physical Description
      1 object

Scope and Content

Black and white photograph of a young woman standing in a Nurse's uniform from the time of the First World War, a long white skirt and apron, and a white cap with cross on the front. She is standing outside a door, in front of a tree. The photograph is brownish in tone, with a very gloss finish. Pasted onto a page in the album.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Fair condition. Yellowed, horizontal indentations where it has been pressed against photographs on the opposite page. Damage to surface bottom right corner, causing a dull patch, scratces to surface, white flecks bottom left quarter. Production method: gelatin silver print.

Note : a darkroom process (possibly dodging) may have been used, as the face looks underexposed and paler than the rest.