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anonymous: erotic advertisement, albumen print of plate VI, ca. 1860

Image of anonymous: erotic advertisement, albumen print of plate VI, ca. 1860

Mosaique: an early erotic albumen print to promote stereo photographs.

Anonymous vintage albumen print with 20 different stereoscopic views of nude models. Some are academic nudes others are pornographic. It is plate VI, used as an advertisement for the different available views.

ca. 8,5 cm x 12,5 cm
ca. 1855 - 1865

unmounted print in overall good condition. Faded due to age.
Interesting detail: the broken glass of the original collodium negative is visible. The negative was still in use after damage!

Literature:
Sylvie Aubenas & Philippe Comar: Obscénités, Photographies interdites d'Auguste Belloc, Albin Michel / Bibliothèque nationale de France, 2001 (p. 16)