Oscar Gustave Rejlander: The Two Ways of Life

Oscar Gustave Rejlander: The Two Ways of Life

The photograph is a combination print, assembled from 30 individual negatives printed onto one large piece of paper. First exhibited at the Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition of 1857, the image proved controversial for its depiction of nude men and women in the same image. Queen Victoria, however, bought a copy for Prince Albert.

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