Photographic portrait of the photographer Dr. George Wharton James (1858-1923), ca.1908. Taken outdoors, he is sitting looking away from the camera with his body is turned slightly to his right. He is seated with his left leg over his right and with his right arm hugging onto the wooden chair he holds his other hand. He has dark wavy hair combed up and back from his face and a long dark beard with mustache. He is wearing dark three-piece suit, a tie with light streaks, and a white shirt. His jacket is unbuttoned. He appears to be in his 30's or 40's.