Photograph of a Red Cross Nurse - World War One
1914. Mounted albumen print of a nurse in Red Cross uniform, signed "Henri Manuel Paris" in pencil in lower margin of mount. - A few small stains. With (later) annotation in ballpoint on verso "La guerre 1914-1918". The nurse is portrayed in a beatific pose. Henri Manuel (1874 – 1947) was a French photographer who served as the official photographer of the French government from 1914 to 1944. 212 by 146mm (8¼ by 5¾ inches).