# 42241

THE MODEL STUDIO

Hand-tinted studio portrait of a little Chinese girl. Collingwood, Melbourne, circa 1910.

  • Sold

Gelatin-silver print photograph with hand colouring, 100 x 55 mm, on its original board mount, 180 x 85 mm, lower margin imprinted ‘The Model Studio, 328 Smith St. Collingwood’; verso blank; small red stain left by the colourist at upper left, but the print and mount are both in very good condition.

From a group of photographs belonging to the Lem family, a highly respected Chinese family connected for many decades with the Melbourne jewellery trade.

Provenance: Lem Family, Melbourne; Park Street Antiques, South Melbourne; Joyce Evans Collection, Melbourne.