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Two Maids at a Well
  • Oscar Gustav Rejlander
    1813–1875
    born: Sweden ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Two Maids at a Well, circa 1863
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • albumen print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 x 11.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 7/8 x 4 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. William D. Paden
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0426
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Black-and-white image of two female figures next to a well. The well is in the center of composition with the two females on each side. Both figures are in dresses and have their hair tied back. Figure at left holds a jug in proper right hand. Figure at right is leaning over and holding the handle of a pail that is in front of the well with her proper left hand. Both figures look towards the viewer. Brick building in background.