La Contadina

Made:
1866-06
photographer:
Julia Margaret Cameron

A photographic portrait of Mary Emily 'May' Prinsep (1853-1931) entitled 'La Contadina', taken by Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879) in June, 1866. La Contadina is Italian for 'peasant girl'. The term was often used as a title for works of art in the Victorian period. Albumen print.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1955-71/5
type:
albumen print
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
  • print
credit:
Holness, C.
status:
Permanent collection

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