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Drawing Room at Melton Mowbray / Morning in India , 1880s or 1890s

 Item — Box: Oversize 1, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 12, Series III

Scope and Contents

Photo on the front is labeled in pen and ink, "Drawing Room at Melton Mowbray." It depicts a large Victorian drawing room, heavily furnished and decorated. Several framed paintings and mirrors hang on the walls, and many ornaments adorn surfaces around the room. A woman sits reading a newspaper and a large dog sleeps at her feet. Another woman knits.

Photo on the reverse is labeled, in pen and ink, "Morning in India." It depicts a brushy hill seen from a distance, with dense scrubby brush growing in the foreground.


  • 1880s or 1890s


Physical Description

2 albumen prints, mounted on opposite sides of a card ; 25.5 x 32.5 cm

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Part of the Yale Center for British Art, Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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