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Seated Lady, reading, by Whistler

Image attached to PD.64-1959

An image of Seated Lady, reading; facing left Figure Reading. Whistler, James McNeill (American, 1834-1903). Charcoal and black chalk on brown paper, height 235 mm, width 191 mm, 1871-1873.

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Seated Lady, reading; facing left Figure Reading. Whistler, James McNeill (American, 1834-1903). Charcoal and black chalk on brown paper, height 235 mm, width 191 mm, 1871-1873.

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  • Accession Number: PD.64-1959
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 842 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 1.04MB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2016:11:18 14:41:49

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19th Century American chalk drawing dress female Fitz_PDP James Abbott McNeill Whistler lady reader reading seated sitting Whistler woman

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