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The Fringe of the Mere

A work made of photogravure, pl. x from the album "pictures of east anglian life" (1888).
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  • A work made of photogravure, pl. x from the album "pictures of east anglian life" (1888).


c. 1883/87, printed 1888


Peter Henry Emerson
English, born Cuba, 1856–1936

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Peter Henry Emerson


The Fringe of the Mere


England (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1883–1887


Photogravure, pl. X from the album "Pictures of East Anglian Life" (1888)


Image/paper: 10.1 × 22.1 cm (4 × 8 3/4 in.); Album page: 33.6 × 42.4 cm (13 1/4 × 16 3/4 in.)

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Photography Gallery Fund

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