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H. S. Mendelssohn
Portrait of Dr. John Murray Leaning on Elbow with Open Book
Albumen print, from wet plate negative
Provenance: Vintage Works, Inventory no: 2939
Portrait of Murray mounted on gray card stock. The image is blind stamped with photographer's facsimile signature. On recto mount is the photographer's credit 'H.S. Mendelssohn Copyright. 14, Pembridge Crescent, Notting Hill Gate. London. W.' embossed in gold. The verso has etchings (medallions, figures, and text) recognizing the Mendelssohn Studio's multiple credits and awards as "High Art Photographer to her Majesty the Queen and Royal Family."