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Title [Portrait of Maud Morgan]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Studio or Publisher Underwood & Underwood
Date ca. 1910s
Description Original B&W print. Portrait of Maud Morgan standing against a painted backdrop. She wears a velvet dress with decoration of stylized leaves and curling vines down the front; over the dress she wears a velvet mantle trimmed with feathers. The dress and mantle are now part of the Staten Island Historical Society collection [catalog number C01.1018]. Inscription at lower left: "Underwood + Underwood / Fifth Av NY."
(Keywords: New York City)
Print size 10 x 8
Acquisition Gift of Anne Keller Geraci
Ownership and History Maud Morgan (1860-1941), an accomplished harpist, lived part of her life on Bloomingdale Road in Pleasant Plains, Staten Island. She was a performer of great longevity who was honored with a golden jubilee at Carnegie Hall in 1924.

Underwood and Underwood was a large American photography firm; its New York office in the 1910s specialized in entertainment publicity and celebrity portraits.
Earliest Date 1910
Latest Date 1920
Subjects Portrait photographs
Musicians
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Morgan, Maud
Catalog Number 13.008.0009
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2016.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.