Posts tagged with photographic portraiture

Recent acquisition – ambrotype of a couple in front of a wall


  There is so much to admire about this beautiful ambrotype recently acquired for Te Papa’s photography collection – look at the couple’s cheeks touched up by hand in pink, their jewellery and clothing. I also like that the couple are posed in front of an ornate wall (also given a touch of green by the studio painter), which gives the portrait… Read more »