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Paulina Borghese
  • Hampton F. Shirer
    1894–1977
    died: Topeka, Kansas, United States
  • Paulina Borghese, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 25.4 x 33 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 x 13 in
  • Gift of Hampton F. Shirer
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0320
Description
Literature

Black-and-white image of a sarcophagus that has a sculpture of a reclining female figure on the top. The sculpted figure is nude from the waist up and is leaning against pillows. There is a chain in front of the sarcophagus which stretches across the page horizontally. There are sculptures along the back wall of the room.