Liz as "Cleo"

Made:
26 December 1961

Silver gelatin print by the Planet News Limited, titled "Liz as 'Cleo', 26 September 1961. Printed caption on verso reads: "Rome: A profile portrait of film actress Elizabeth Taylor as 'Cleopatra', wearing a Pharaonic headdress and holding a symbol of her power, during today's filming in Rome of the oft-delayed super-production, work on which began here yesterday. The hat, of pleated red silk, is adorned with a golden asp".

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/31456
Materials:
gelatin, paper (fibre product) and silver (metal)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
  • visual works
  • photographs
  • contact prints
  • processes and techniques
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford