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Franz James Mankiewicz

This is a view of Northumberland House on the Strand in London, probably set in 1814, the date at the top. Franz James Mankiewicz (1858-1917) is said to have been a rice broker who lived at 2 Whitehall Court. He commissioned a photographer named Henry Dixon to take photographs of old London and the titles of the books in the plate reflect his interests.

Date: 1907

Plate size: 111 x 98 mm

Design: 95 x 78 mm max.

Credit: INV W.P.B. (William Phillips Barrett)

Designer: Charles Bird

Proof: AH

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