Young Woman, Ceylon, about 1877

Young Woman, Ceylon

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Young Woman, Ceylon
Science Museum Group Collection
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Albumen print by Julia Margaret Cameron, head of woman, Ceylon. Albumen portrait of a young woman from Ceylon, photographed by Julia Margaret Cameron in about 1877. The woman wears a white shawl. She is probably a plantation worker (estate 'coolie') employed on the Camerons' coffee plantation.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1985-5107
Materials:
paper (fibre product)
Measurements:
overall: 251 mm x 197 mm
type:
albumen print
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford