Photo, Print, Drawing Montague S. George

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Title
Montague S. George
Contributor Names
J. Russell & Sons, London (pht)
Subject Headings
-  Photograph
Notes
-  Inscription: Recto: l. l.: (photographer's imprint on cardboard mount) J Russell & Sons / 73, BAKER ST., / W.; l. r.: (signed, in black ink) Yours sincerely / Montague S George; verso: u. r.: (in pencil) 214; top center: (in pencil) Taken in July, 1925. See letter dated July 16.; l. r.: (in pencil) 12816 E
-  Provenance: Montague S. George, of Rudall Carte & Co., London, 6 Oct. 1925.
-  Montague George was for many years the Managing Director of Rudall Carte & Co., a flute-making firm in London. Compare with no. 213. Miller wrote of this photograph (no. 214) to Montague George on 6 October 1925, saying: " I am very grateful to you for sending this autographed portrait. I am very glad to have it because of the personal associations, and, also, because it is a very important addition to my collection, due to the supreme position which your firm has occupied for so long a time. The picture will be preserved in the formal collection of material relating to the flute."
-  Condition: Photograph is in good condition. There are remnants of beige tissue paper adhered to the top of the mount.
Form
photograph
Extent
Photograph, sepia-toned, mounted on grey photographer's card. Mount: 10 x 8 inches (25.4 x 20.3 cm.); photograph: 5 1/2 x 3 7/8 inches (14.0 x 9.8 cm.)
Repository
Music Division
LC Classification
Box Number: G
Online Format
image
Description
Head and shoulders portrait of Montague George. His torso is turned slightly left, but he faces the viewer directly. He appears older than in photograph no. 213, though generally the same, balding, with mustache, though otherwise clean-shaven. Here, he wears a dark pin-striped suit, white handkerchief in breast pocket. His white shirt is pleated and has a high collar, and he wears a dark striped tie. photograph | Photograph, sepia-toned, mounted on grey photographer's card. Mount: 10 x 8 inches (25.4 x 20.3 cm.); photograph: 5 1/2 x 3 7/8 inches (14.0 x 9.8 cm.) | Inscription: Recto: l. l.: (photographer's imprint on cardboard mount) J Russell & Sons / 73, BAKER ST., / W.; l. r.: (signed, in black ink) Yours sincerely / Montague S George; verso: u. r.: (in pencil) 214; top center: (in pencil) Taken in July, 1925. See letter dated July 16.; l. r.: (in pencil) 12816 E Provenance: Montague S. George, of Rudall Carte & Co., London, 6 Oct. 1925. Montague George was for many years the Managing Director of Rudall Carte & Co., a flute-making firm in London. Compare with no. 213. Miller wrote of this photograph (no. 214) to Montague George on 6 October 1925, saying: " I am very grateful to you for sending this autographed portrait. I am very glad to have it because of the personal associations, and, also, because it is a very important addition to my collection, due to the supreme position which your firm has occupied for so long a time. The picture will be preserved in the formal collection of material relating to the flute." Condition: Photograph is in good condition. There are remnants of beige tissue paper adhered to the top of the mount. Photograph (Form).
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