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Murray Anthony Potter

This is probably Murray Anthony Potter (1871-1915), who in 1914 was Assistant Professor of Romance Languages at Harvard University. According to the Harvard Crimson in May 1915, he died suddenly from an attack of blood-poisoning at his summer home in Lancaster. He was a member of the Royal Automobile Club of London. I'm sure that the stand in the middle has a name and someone will tell me. I suspect it was for making copies of manuscript books.

Date: 1911

Plate size: 142 x 127 mm

Design: 115 x 93 mm max

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

Designer: Robert Osmond (Lee, 1998: 386)

Proof: MH

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