La Provision d'Eau

PhotographerMlle A. Massion


MediumPhotogravure: Taille-Douce (screen)

PortfolioL'Épreuve Photographique: Deuxième Série: 1905

AtelierCharles Wittmann (Paris)


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Africa, Animals, Donkeys, Buildings, Diptych, Landscape, Desert, Multiples, Native Peoples, Remarque, Roadways, Supports, Trees


Image Dimensions: 25.6 x 15.9 cm Série 11 Planche 8
Support Dimensions: 43.4 x 31.5 cm

Title: The Water Carriers (Lofoten Islands) ✻
Full printed title on tissue guard: La Provision d’Eau (Iles Lofoten) ✻

✻ (sic)  A printing error included this reference to the Norwegian Lofoten Islands, which are properly identified along with Planche #12 for 1905.


“Let us also record…Mademoiselle Massion’s highly artistic Algerian panel effects…” 1.

Thematically, the inset photograph of a woman carrying water at bottom of plate has a direct correlation to the group of men hauling water at center, acting as a  photographic remarque to this larger image.


1. The Paris Photographic Salon: in: Down-Town Topics: Published by the Obrig Camera Company: New York: July, 1905: p. 5

La Provision d'Eau