Photograph of J.P. Morgan seated at his desk, in profile. J. Pierpont Morgan.

Photograph of J.P. Morgan seated at his desk, in profile.

[N.p., New York: ca. 1902].

Silver print. 1 vols. 6-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches. Mounted to board. Some slight discoloration, two figures effaced from image, otherwise very good Item #218231

J.P. Morgan (1837-1913) founded the banking firm that became J.P. Morgan & Co. in 1871 and by the 1880s he was involved in the American railroad industry. In addition to being a prominent financier, he amassed a world-renowned art collection and library.

The scene is the study at 219 Madison Avenue, the brownstone next to the Morgan Library. In all known examples of this photograph, the image has been altered (by the removal of two seated female figures, possibly his wife and/or one of his daughters) to present the Great Man seated at his desk in solitude.

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