WODEHOUSE (PELHAM GRENVILLE) Photographic portrait by Florence Mason, of 23 Walpole Street, London, undated
Lot 161
WODEHOUSE (PELHAM GRENVILLE) Photographic portrait by Florence Mason, of 23 Walpole Street, London, undated
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,200 - 4,900

Lot Details
WODEHOUSE (PELHAM GRENVILLE)
Photographic portrait by Florence Mason, of 23 Walpole Street, London, gelatin silver print, boldly signed and flourished by Wodehouse across the lower right-hand corner of the image and original mount, showing him three-quarter length against a pictorial scene of a 'pretty' country cottage with a winding path, holding a pipe in his left hand, photographer's name and address printed on the mount, framed and glazed, size of image including original mount 230 x 180mm., actual photograph 150 x 100mm., overall size 400 x 340mm., undated

Footnotes

  • A very early photograph of Wodehouse, signed by him. He would seem to be in his early 'twenties (perhaps it is his twenty-first birthday picture), at the very outset of his career as a writer
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