Ann S Mounsey [facsimile signature inside the image area.]
London: Published by J. Dickinson 114, New Bond Street, Printed by C. Hullmandel. Proof.
Lithograph on india, rare. Sheet 266 x 178mm. 10½ x 7". Slight marks on surface trimmed close to image.
Ann Sheppard Bartholomew, née Mounsey (1811-1891) was a British composer, pianist and organist. She married the librettist William Bartholomew (1793-1867) who collaborated with Mendelssohn over his oratorio Elijah. The first performance took place in Crosby Hall, January 1845. She, Ann Mounsey, was the accompanist on that occasion.
From the Collection of J.S. Bumpus.
[Ref: 17379] £95.00