Parsons, John R. (photographer)
Still rather a puzzle. Taken by Parsons (directed by Rossetti) in the same session as the other famous prints; it seems to be taken in Rossetti's house but was never used for any painting that has been identified. The V&A has black and white and sepia copies. The vase and bust seem carefully placed but what it meant, no one seems to know. Some incident in the life of Beatrice ? of which Rossetti was an expert. Intriguing.