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David McGreevy's Blog – June 2016 Archive (1)

Research: British or French Nude albumen photo

I am asking members here for help in identifying this nude albumen photo. 20 x 16.5 cm oval print laid onto stiff card, with an ink inscription lower right: Octavie.

This came from a British album recently purchased in Derbyshire, containing hundreds of erotic albumen prints of paintings and sculptures, all female nudes. This was the only "from life' print, save for…

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Added by David McGreevy on June 14, 2016 at 22:30 — 6 Comments

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