Woman reading a book

Made:
c. 1935
photographer:
Unknown
Woman reading a book
      A Vivex colour photograph of a woman reading a book whilst eating a meal

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Woman reading a book A Vivex colour photograph of a woman reading a book whilst eating a meal
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

A Vivex colour photograph of a woman reading a book whilst eating a meal, taken by an unknown photographer in about 1935. Probably taken for advertising purposes, this photograph shows a stuffed mouse climbing up the tablecloth in search of food.

A Vivex colour photograph of a woman reading a book whilst eating a meal, taken by an unknown photographer in about 1935.

Probably taken for advertising purposes, this photograph shows a stuffed mouse climbing up the tablecloth in search of food.

The Vivex process was introduced by Dr Douglas A Spencer (1901-1979) in about 1929. It produced high-quality standardised colour prints from colour-separation negatives.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/6071/37
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford