E.C. WADDINGTON & CO.
Photographic portrait of a mother and her young daughter in mourning, Melbourne, 1883-84.
Albumen print photograph, cabinet card format, 167 x 110 mm (mount); verso of mount with imprint of E.C. Waddington & Co., 109 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne; both the albumen print and mount are in fine condition.
This poignant studio portrait, beautifully composed and lit, is a study in solemnity.
Waddington’s premises were at 109 Elizabeth Street in 1883-84 (Mechanical Eye).