Item J-04566 - Hannah Maynard in a tableau vivant composite photo

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Hannah Maynard in a tableau vivant composite photo

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the subject of the photograph.
  • Attributions and conjectures: The photograph is attributed to Hannah Maynard.

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  • [ca. 1893-1897] (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w collodion glass plate negative ; 20 x 25 cm

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Item consists of one tableau vivant work by Hannah Maynard, part of a series of tableau vivant works created in the 1890s. The composite work is composed of several photographs merged together to form a single work using the techniques of double or multiple exposures. The image features three Hannah Maynards in several poses (two pouring tea) in a domestic Victorian parlor scene. The studio flooring (rose pattern), fur rug and artificial backdrop attributed to Mrs. R. Maynards Photographic Gallery are visible. This negative does not appear to have been manipulated. The visual information at the bottom edge of the photograph appears to be blocked or cut off.

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Preservation restriction: item is a glass plate negative. Researchers should consult the online reference image or reference room copy prior to consulting the original.

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This item is in the public domain.

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Accession number(s): 95-7328

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Archives code(s): HP092057; previously described as: F-02852

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Approximate date provided by Ivan Sayers’ research on fashion and articles of clothing.

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This photograph was originally located in BC Archives container identified with: “Removed from 10a Pioneers Groups #9 Shelf 84"

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  • Box: 000343-1040