Xie Kitchin Asleep on Sofa

July 15, 1873
Lewis Carroll (English, 1832–1898)


Dimensions

Sheet: 15.2 x 21 cm (6 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1638

Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print from wet-collodion-on-glass negative

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

July 14, 1873, unmounted
Model is Alexandra “Xie” Rhoda Kitchin.

Inscription

Verso, inscribed in blue ink, UL: 2157
Inscribed in negative, LR: 108

Provenance

1988, acquired at a Sotheby's auction in London by Charles Isaacs Photographs, Inc., Malvern, PA and New York; 2011, sold by Charles Isaacs to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Frank B. Bemis Fund, Barbara M. Marshall Fund, Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow Fund, Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund, Otis Norcross Fund, Helen and Alice Colburn Fund, William E. Nickerson Fund, and funds donated by John and Olivia Parker