Diorama Figures
Diorama Figures
Diorama Figures
Diorama Figures
Diorama Figures
Diorama Figures
Diorama Figures
Diorama Figures
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Diorama Figures

c1940s–1950s. Two folk art figures and two vintage silver gelatin photographs, one figure with “Jakanda Reg’d” label attached to base, one photograph with paper manufacturer’s mark “A.M. Crown Copyright Reserved” verso, 13 x 8.5 x 6.5cm and 14 x 6 x 2.5cm (figures); 19.2 x 12.2cm and 19 x 22.7cm (photographs). Wear and missing portions to figures, curling and creases to photographs.

One figure, depicting a young female with her boots strung over her shoulder, is made of felt and papier-mache. In the accompanying photograph she is seen standing on a hilltop, overlooking a vast moor. The figure possibly represents Cathy from Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights.The other figure, made of wood, horsehair and cloth, assumes the position of a witch riding a broomstick, and in the accompanying photograph is seen suspended in front of a moonlit backdrop.

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Item #CL199-114

Price (AUD): $660.00  other currencies

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