Two years after becoming a countess through marriage, Victoria Alexandrina Anderson-Pelham began producing photo collages. “Mixed Pickles” was most likely based on a parlor word game of the same name. Her husband, Lord Yarborough, is pictured outside the jar with his pickle fork.
Victoria Alexandrina Anderson-Pelham, Countess of Yarborough "Mixed Pickles" (detail)
PHOTO: Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art