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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Mary Georgiana Caroline Cecil Filmer, British (1838-1903)
Untitled (five photographs, clockwise from top left, name illegible, full length of man standing, right hand resting on cabinet, left hand in trouser pocket; Viscount Malden; Honorable Augustus Sandys; Major Alison; center, Viscountess Malden)
Work Type
album page, photograph
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Album page with five carte de visite albumen silver prints
Albumen silver print
28.9 x 23.2 cm (11 3/8 x 9 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Sitter's names inscribed in ink below photographs; two have graphite inscriptions as well
Seiden & de Cuevas, Inc., New York, NY, purchased from Christie's, 1978, Gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1982. On Long Term Loan to the Fogg Art Museum from 1978 to 1982
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Melvin R. Seiden
Object Number
European and American Art
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Sitter information:

Name illegible

Viscount Malden (Earldom of Essex). Arthur de Vere Capell, eldest son of the 6th Earl of Essex. Born 22 July 1826. Lt. Col. Hertfordshire Yeomanry, Lt. Royal Horse Guards (The Blues). Predeceased father without issue 10 March 1879.

Honorable Augustus Sandys, Lady Filmer's eldest brother. Augustus Frederick Arthur Sandys (1 March 1840-26 July 1904), 4th Baron Sandys, eldest son of the 3rd Baron Sandys. Colonel Queen's Own Worcestershire Imperial yeomanry. Lt. 2nd Life Guards. Married 3 August 1872 to Anne (9th daughter of Sir Charles des Voeux 2nd. Bt. Lord Sandys died without issue.

Major Alison. Possibly Major Frederick Alison younger son of Sir Archibald Alison 1st Bt. With his elder brother Archibald, later a General in the Army, Frederick was present at the second relief of Lucknow where both brothers were wounded. ADC to Sir Colin Campbell. Major Frederick Alison died unmarried.

Vicountess Malden. Emma(d. 22 November 1905) third daughter of Sir Henry Meux, 1st Bt. of Theobalds Park, Hertfordshire.
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