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Image of The Walk of Cloistered Nuns

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Edith H. Lowber
American (1878 - 1934) Primary



The Walk of Cloistered Nuns

1919 - 1920
Gelatin silver print

Image
6 1/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (15.88 cm x 25.08 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2009.23.88
Geography: Europe, Spain, Salamanca
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Photographs; Gelatin Silver Prints
Culture/Nationality: American
Collection: M. Carey Thomas Collection

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  • American - Refers to the context of or associated specifically with the modern political entity of the United States of America.
  • arcades - Series of arches on the same plane and carried on piers, columns, or pilasters; either free-standing or attached to a wall (a "blind arcade"). The term is also used to denote a covered avenue with shops on one or both sides, which originally was set within an architectural arcade. Series of arches on the same plane and carried on piers, columns, or pilasters; either free-standing or attached to a wall (a "blind arcade"). The term is also used to denote a covered avenue with shops on one or both sides, which originally was set within an architectural arcade.
  • columns - In the discipline of architecture, refers to cylindrical or slightly tapering, vertical members made to either give support or to appear to give support. They usually comprise three sections: base, capital, and shaft. The term also refers to all uprights in steel frame or concrete frame structures. Columns may occasionally stand alone as a monument, for example in Trajan's Column in Rome or Nelson's Column in London. Columns may be used as decorative elements on furniture. For square or rectangular members, either in masonry construction or classically treated, and for massive uprights in Medieval architecture, see "piers (supporting elements)"; for wooden square uprights, see "posts." In the discipline of architecture, refers to cylindrical or slightly tapering, vertical members made to either give support or to appear to give support. They usually comprise three sections: base, capital, and shaft. The term also refers to all uprights in steel frame or concrete frame structures. Columns may occasionally stand alone as a monument, for example in Trajan's Column in Rome or Nelson's Column in London. Columns may be used as decorative elements on furniture. For square or rectangular members, either in masonry construction or classically treated, and for massive uprights in Medieval architecture, see "piers (supporting elements)"; for wooden square uprights, see "posts."
  • convents - Assemblies of people, either ancient Roman citizens in the provinces who gathered for purposes of administration and justice, or in monasticism, groups of people of either sex belonging to a religious order and living together.
  • convents - In common usage, the word "convent" is used for the facilities of a company of women living together in the discipline of a religious order and under one superior. For facilities for a company of males, use "monasteries."
  • galleries - Substantial interior spaces at the level of an upper story that overlook the level below and usually extend the full length or width of a room. For railed platforms projecting from the exterior walls of buildings or small, similar interior features, use "balconies." For floor levels in a church above the aisles and open to the nave, use "tribunes (stories)" or "triforiums."
  • gelatin silver prints - Refers to photographic prints having gelatin as the binder, holding silver as the final image material; always black-and-white, though they may be toned to a monochrome hue.
  • Spanish - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of Spain, or in general to the cultures that developed on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe.

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Dimensions
  • Image Dimensions: 6 1/4 x 9 7/8 in. (15.875 x 25.083 cm)

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