Photo Album ; O2019.42


Photo Album

About this object

Photo album with maroon/purple celluloid cover over wood.
Decoration of a bird on a tree branch made with pieces of shell - intricate work in colours of mother of pearl, greens and golds
Inside pages are made of silk pasted on to thick cardboard, and hand painted with local scenes, flowers and plants.
Photo insert supports are stitched through the card with red linen thread.

It is a handmade object.

Medium and Materials

Cardboard, silk


36 x 28 x 7.5cms

Subject and Association Description

Object Type

Photograph Album

Object number


Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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