Reading Room of the American Club of Bohemian Ladies

Scope and Content

Albumen print of an interior, probably intended as a postcard, which has been coloured by hand with a glossy finish, mounted on white card. The scene is of a large high ceilinged library, and six women, all in Victorian dress, sitting at tables and looking at books on the shelves. The carpet is pink (the largest area of colour). Much of the rest of the image is cream or beige, with the books and women's clothes in various colours.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Yellowed, scratches to surface, small dull patches centre top (possibly slight mould growth), two small patches of white chalky deposit bottom right quarter, black ink flecks bottom left. Production method : albumen print, coloured by hand with watercolour, given a glossy varnish. Temporary location : Martin Lello. 14 Nov 00. Cknight. Returned 28 Nov 00. [photographed?]

Related Material

A larger version of the same print as 7LEB/2/11/13