User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

"I Pays!"

Start collecting

Inscription

Inscribed below image in letterpress, in black ink, l.l.: Choice Proof. Inscribed below image in letterpress, in black ink, ctr.: Published Sept. 1857, by the Photo-galvano-graphic Comp.y London. Inscribed below image in letterpress, in black ink, l.r.: I Pays / Photo. O.G.Rejlander.

Provenance

Christie's, London; Cockhaise, Sussex, England; purchased September 1998.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Charles W. Millard III

about 1854–56

Dimensions

Platemark: 15.87 x 19.37 cm (6 1/4 x 7 5/8 in.) Sheet: 19.1 x 23.0 cm (7 1/2 x 9 1/16 in.) Mount: 38.4 x 55.9 cm (15 1/8 x 22 in.)

Accession Number

1998.205

Medium or Technique

Photogravure

Collections

Photography

Classifications

Photographs