Photographic Print

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 GRG/2/2/1/4
  • Dates of Creation
      n.d. [late 20th cent.]
  • Physical Description
      11.5 x 7.3 cms. Enclosed in Melinex sleeve.

Scope and Content

Shoulder-length portrait of Margaret Bedford Gissing (1832-1913), mother of George Gissing. The original photograph is dated 1879 and bears the photographer's mark G. & J. Hall, Wakefield.

Black and white print.

The photograph is reproduced in P.F. Mattheisen, et al., The collected letters of George Gissing, volume one, 1863-1880 (Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 1990).