The Library of Nineteenth-Century Photography

Mrs W. Mason

Mrs W. Mason

The inscription on the album page reads: 'Great-grandmother, Mrs W. Mason.' The same lady also appears in a group portrait in the album, where the inscription gives the information that she died in June 1857.

The inscriptions were written by Thomas Inglis Luard. His mother was Jane Anne Luard (née Inglis) and his grandmother was Jane Anne Inglis (née Mason). His great-grandmother was Mrs Anne Mason. She appears on the 1851 census, a widow aged 81, living on Church Street in the parish of St Mary, Colchester [Essex]. She gave 'Fundholder, proprietor of houses' as her profession.

Photographer unidentified.


Code: 122916
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