|Title||[Portrait of Maud Morgan]|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Studio or Publisher||Underwood & Underwood|
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.
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
|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.|