"I Pays!"

about 1854–56
Oscar Gustave Rejlander (Swedish, 1813–1875), Photogravure by Photo-galvano-graphic Company (English)


Dimensions

Platemark: 15.87 x 19.37 cm (6 1/4 x 7 5/8 in.) Sheet: 19.1 x 23.0 cm (7 1/2 x 9 1/16 in.) Mount: 38.4 x 55.9 cm (15 1/8 x 22 in.)

Accession Number

1998.205

Medium or Technique

Photogravure

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Photogravure by Photo-galvano-graphic Company, on cream chine-collé, mounted to medium-weight off-white wove paper, Sept. 1857.

Inscription

Inscribed below image in letterpress, in black ink, l.l.: Choice Proof.
Inscribed below image in letterpress, in black ink, ctr.: Published Sept. 1857, by the Photo-galvano-graphic Comp.y London.
Inscribed below image in letterpress, in black ink, l.r.: I Pays / Photo. O.G.Rejlander.

Provenance

Christie's, London; Cockhaise, Sussex, England; purchased September 1998.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Charles W. Millard III