Man with book sitting in chair

Accession Number: 1978:0213:0002


Maker: Unidentified


Title: Man with book sitting in chair


Date: ca. 1915


Medium: color plate, screen (Autochrome) process


Dimensions: Image: 7 x 6.7 cm Overall: 8.3 x 10.2 cm


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  • giancarlo rado 7y

    Ciao, sono amministratore di un gruppo chiamato 500x500. Ci farebbe piacere aggiungere l’elemento al gruppo.
  • John PP 7y

    This reminds me of the comments on the portrait of a local dignitary by the narrator in Jean Paul Satre's "Nausea": "This man is very short".
  • Fer Jimenez 7y

    Hi! I am admin of a group called Books / libros / livros and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Skip Goforth 7y

    A dapper dude!
  • laney maxwell 7y

    hells yeah
  • laney maxwell 7y

    what's great is you know he was totally serious
  • leyvso 7y

    serious looks! i wonder what the title of the book is....
  • Tonya Faye 7y

    Uh, hello, can't you see I'm trying to read??? lol
  • phillipsolakov 7y

    For some reason I find this picture unbelievably affecting. Thanks for uploading this for the world to see.
  • Alvaro Manchego 7y

    Si te gustan este tipo de fotos, clips, relatos calientes y lugares de encuentros… puedes encontrar más de todo esto en este blog de camioneros (the spanish trucker´s blog):
    un alto en ruta by al_loromanchego
  • @*(Penelope) CandyBear doesn't share food ©*^_^* 7y

    Ciao, sono amministratore di un gruppo chiamato scatti da un racconto. Ci farebbe piacere aggiungere l’elemento al gruppo.
  • Sher Miller 7y

    Aaahh! Snidely Whiplash!
  • Stefano Bertolo 7y

    could this be Robert de Montesquiou?
  • Maryam 6y

    Billy Childish?
  • M Stuff 6y

    Betty Crocker Cookbook for Men who are too serious to
    attract a woman....
  • softlad - resting between engagements 6y

    It's Deiter Meier - Ooooooooh Yeaaaaaaaah!

    Seen on your photo stream. (?)
  • Amy Simons 5y

    Fantastic! :D
  • Ken Smith 5y

    Handsome haircut. And good moustache. He is wearing a boutonnière in his suit, something that we don't do anymore except at weddings.
  • aka_lizzy 4y

    i'd like to know what he's reading!
  • zaftig46 4y

    Have you considered that this might be Robert de Montesquiou? Compare:
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