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by unknown hand, across recto in black ink: This idea was conceived about 8 P.M. one Sept. night. / The / picture/ was / taken, / developed / and / printed / by / 10PM / the same / evening. / Our / gowns / are / dreamy / and / are / the / property / of / Mama / and sister. The picture does not express all because / we had to dress you know and that is not shown in / the picture, tho you can imagine. ([illegible]?) / Hasn't Justin Weddell got a dainty foot. I guess nature did / not want him to tumble over whilst goo-gooing at me.; center left vertical: FLASH LIGHT.


Robert E. Jackson, Seattle; gift to NGA, 2008.

Associated Names

Jackson, Robert

Exhibition History

The Art of the American Snapshot, 1888-1978: From the Collection of Robert E. Jackson, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2007 - 2008, no. 8.

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