The Library of Nineteenth-Century Photography

Belgian woman with milk jug

Belgian woman with milk jug

A carte-de-visite portrait of a Belgian woman carrying a large jug - probably of copper - on her shoulder. The photograph would have been produced in Antwerp or thereabouts for the tourist market and for armchair travellers.

A pencilled inscription verso in a period hand reads: ‘Antwerp’.

Photographer unidentified.


Code: 124218
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