Collection Artwork
Baron Wilhelm Van Gloeden (Mecklenbourg, Germany, 1856 – 1931, Taormina, Sicily, Italy)
title unknown
c. 1900
albumen print
6 3/8 x 8 5/8 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
Stamped in purple ink, verso, sideways, upper right: W. v. Gloeden / Kunstverlag / Deponirt 24 OCT. 1899 / Taormina Sicilia
Inscriptions in pencil, verso, upper right: 79= / 13 71[? “13 7 1” crossed through] / 92. [“92.” crossed through]

Ongoing Research

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Borrowed Light:
Selections from the Jack Shear Collection
Pattern by Atlan Arceo-Witzl ’18
Inspired by the exhibition Other Side: Art, Object, Self
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.