Amaateur dramatic sacrifice. c. 1900
A warm-toned, glossy silver print showing a scene staged by two young women, possibly in their own garden.
Photographer and location unidentified.
For further reading see Acting the Part: Photography as Theatre, ed. by Lori Pauli (2006).
Condition: the print, which is unmounted, is in excellent condition, with very good tonal range.
Dimension: the print measures 4.8” by 6.8” (12.1 cm by 17.3 cm).