Peter Henry Emerson (1856–1936)
Gathering Water Lilies, 1886
platinum print, mounted on card
numbered 'IX' in pencil (mount, verso)
image/sheet: 734 x 1112 in. (19.7 x 29.2 cm.)
mount: 1118 x 15 in. (28.2 x 38 cm.)
This image was featured in Life and Landscape on the Norfolk Broads, 1886. This was a collaboration between Emerson and the artist Thomas Frederick Goodall to create a landmark photographic album that depicted the people and landscape of the Norfolk Broads.

Private Collection; acquired from the above by the present owner, 1980's.
Pam Roberts, PhotoHistorica: Landmarks in Photography, Rare Images from the Collection of The Royal Photographic Society, London, 2000, p. 214-5.
John Taylor, The Old Order and The New, P. H. Emerson and Photograph, 1885-1895, London, 2007, p. 68.
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