Lady and Child

PhotographerEdward Steichen

CountryUnited States

MediumGelatin Silver

EphemeraSouvenir Kodak Competition 1905

AtelierEastman Kodak Company (Rochester, N.Y.)


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Children, Contests, Genre: Children, Genre: Women, Motherhood


Image Dimensions: 9.8 x 12.2 cm | 9.1 x 11.5 cm
Support Dimensions: 23.5 x 17.4 cm | manilla leaf with deckled edge on lower margin

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Lady and Child, also known as Mother and Child — Sunlight,  (Camera Work XIV-1906) won the $150.00 first prize for Eduard Steichen in the Kodak contest in the Class A Open category, featuring negatives 3 ¼ x 4 ¼ or larger in size.


Mounted using Kodak dry mounting tissue on the volume manilla leaf, the photograph is printed on Portrait Velox photographic paper.

Lady and Child