[Boudoir Hair, Possibly Alva Vanderbilt]

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0468-P-Boudoir_Hair-c1890-possibly_Alva_Vanderbilt.jpg
Creation: 1890

Seen with her long hair down and wearing a loose wrapper, this woman, possibly Alva Vanderbilt, stares directly at the viewer/photographer. Is this room a boudoir? Her clothing and pose suggest that this is a private, relaxed moment, as does the paper print.

Title

[Boudoir Hair, Possibly Alva Vanderbilt]

Date

Creation: 1890

Description

Seen with her long hair down and wearing a loose wrapper, this woman, possibly Alva Vanderbilt, stares directly at the viewer/photographer. Is this room a boudoir? Her clothing and pose suggest that this is a private, relaxed moment, as does the paper print.

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Boudoir photographs
Card photographs (photographs)

Source

MSS0468, Harold Stirling Vanderbilt Papers

Files

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0468-P-Boudoir_Hair-c1890-possibly_Alva_Vanderbilt.jpg

Citation

“[Boudoir Hair, Possibly Alva Vanderbilt],” Gallery, accessed November 19, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/806.