- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Mary Georgiana Caroline Cecil Filmer, British (1838-1903)
- Untitled (five photographs, top, Witley Court; oval in center, Rosa; bottom left, Sally; center, Mama and Bunnie; bottom right, Foxie)
- Work Type
- album page, photograph
- Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
- Persistent Link
- Physical Descriptions
- Album page with five albumen silver prints decorated with gold and lavender colored paints. Gold paint is in a chain design surrounding the photograph of Witley Court surmounted by a coronet. The lavender paint frames the other four photographs and connects the four photographs with a decorative branching motif.
- Albumen silver print
- 28.9 x 23.2 cm (11 3/8 x 9 1/8 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- inscription: Inscriptions in ink and graphite.
- 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 and location information:
Witley Court, Worcestershire, at the time the home of the Earl of Dudley. The house was destroyed by fire in 1937.
Rosa. Rosa Vernon Hill, died 19 September 1943, younger sister to Lady Filmer. Married 14 October 1874 to Captain William Duberly who died 18 December 1888.
Mama, Lady Marcus Hill (Louisa née Blake), Lady Filmer's mother. Died 6 April 1886.
"Sally", "Bunnie" and "Foxie" are all Ann Maria Frances, died 27 May 1876, younger sister of Lady Filmer. Married 25 August 1868 to Sir Herbert Hay Langham, 12th Baronet, who died 13 December 1909.
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