Inscription

Lower center, blindstamp: 12 York Place Portman Square (surrounding embossed crest) / A.J. MELHUISH. (below crest); by unknown hand, lower left in ink: Winter Fronds of the Prickly [text crossed out] Fern. / (Polystichum Aculeatum) / Wet Collodion; lower right: G. Bevington Esq. / A.a. [R.A.?] / Prize.; lower right in graphite: 30/57; on verso, lower left, in graphite: x2762

Marks and Labels

lower center, blindstamp: 12 York Place Portman Square (surrounding embossed crest) / A.J. MELHUISH. (below crest)

Provenance

(Hans P. Kraus, Jr., Inc. Fine Photographs), New York, NY; gift to NGA, 2008.