10 May 2002
HENRY PEACH ROBINSON
A Merry Tale
Platinum print. 1882/Probably printed 1890s.
11¼ x 14¾in. (28.8 x 37.7cm.)
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See: Harker, Henry Peach Robinson Master of Photographic Art 1830-1901, p. 70, fig. 39
From the Figures in Landscape series taken in Gwysaney, North Wales, where Robinson spent several summers in the early 1880s. This image was one of several he first exhibited at the Photographic Society of Great Britain in 1882.
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