Line of dancing women

Made:
c. 1898 in England
maker:
Martin, Paul (1864-1944)

A photograph of a line of dancing women, taken by Paul Martin, c. 1898. The photograph shows a group of women in elaborate hats with their arms around each other, dancing in a field. A crowd of men stand behind, the woman in the centre plays a mouth organ.

A photograph of a line of dancing women, taken by Paul Martin, c. 1898.

The photograph shows a group of women in elaborate hats with their arms around each other, dancing in a field. A crowd of men stand behind, the woman in the centre plays a mouth organ. Martin usually worked with a concealed camera, but in this case his subjects are aware they are being photographed.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/6001/18
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
status:
Permanent collection

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