Woman Sewing

Scope and Content

Black and white picture of an unidentified elderly woman [Lady Stella Reading] sitting by a window, with sewing on her knee. She seems to be embroidering a leaf design onto a light coloured fabric. She is wearing spectacles and has short grey curly hair.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Very faded, and has taken on a brownish tone. Bad scratching on the surface in the top quarter. Noticeable brown and grey discolouration in patches. Production method: gelatin silver print.