cabinet photograph

H S Mendelssohn

cabinet photograph

H S Mendelssohn


Full length portrait of a boy and 2 girls in front of a patterned screen. The 2 girls are seated on a wooden stool with a floral embroidered seat and the boy is standing. He is wearing a sailor type wool suit with knee length trousers, black stockings and lace up leather boots. The girls sre wearing similar dark silk and wool dresses, the eldest girl has a longer skirt with flounces and the youngest girl has a knee length pleated skirt, Both girls have gathers down the front of the bodice, a dropped waist sash and round necklinnes with white frill collars. Worn with black stockings and buttoned up leather boots. The eldest girl is reading a book.

Object Name

cabinet photograph

Creators Name

H S Mendelssohn

Date Created



size: 16cm x 11cm

accession number


Place of creation

Newcastle upon Tyne


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