The Novel

PhotographerClarence Ponting


MediumGelatin Silver

EphemeraSouvenir Kodak Competition 1905

AtelierEastman Kodak Company (Rochester, N.Y.)


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Books, Contests, Fashion, Genre: Women, Hats, Interiors, Portrait: Woman, Reading, Women: Leisure Time


Image Dimensions: 8.3 x 6.0 cm | 7.6 x 5.3 cm
Support Dimensions: 23.5 x 17.4 cm | manilla leaf with deckled edge on lower margin

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The Novel won an award of honorable mention and $5.00 for Ponting of Scarborough, England in the Kodak contest Class B Open category featuring negatives 3 ½ x 3 ½ or smaller in size.


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

The Novel