Item 2008.001.248 - Portrait of a young woman with tennis racket

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Portrait of a young woman with tennis racket

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  • c. 1890 (Creation)
    Robert Smith

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1 photograph: 16.5 x 10.1

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Robert Smith had a photography studio located at 100 Cowcaddens Street in Glasgow from approximately 1886 to 1907.

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Item is a black cabinet card with embossed gold text at the bottom, "Robert Smith/ 100 COWCADDENS ST./ GLASGOW." Photograph shows a young woman in light coloured dress in front of a painted rocky backdrop and lighthouse holding a tennis racket at her right side.

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Fair. The image is yellowing, and there is some tearing in the image at the upper left. A yellow stain a tthe bottom centre of image, and through the text at the bottom.

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