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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Mary Georgiana Caroline Cecil Filmer, British (1838-1903)
Untitled (page inscribed "1863" between the top two photographs; five photographs, Mr. Wilson Patten, 1st Life Guards; Mrs. Wilson Patten; Lt. Colonel & Mrs. Ferguson of Pitfour; The Viscountess Holmesdale; center, Captain Ewart, 2nd Life Guards)
Work Type
album page, photograph
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Album page with five carte de visite albumen silver prints pink and silver metallic paint decorations and banners.
Albumen silver print
28.9 x 23.2 cm (11 3/8 x 9 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Sitter's names are inscribed beneath photographs.
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:

Mr. Wilson Patten. Captain Eustace John Wilson Patten, eldest son of the 1st Baron Winnarleigh.

Mrs. Wilson Patten afterwards Marchioness of Headfort (d. 16 July 1926). Emily Constantia eldest daughter of Rev. Lord John Thynne. Married the 3rd Marquess of Headfort as his second wife on 29 November 1875, mother of Geoffrey 4th Marquess of Headfort (1878-1943).

Lieutenant Colonel and Mrs. Ferguson of Pitfour [George Arthur FERGUSON, born 1835, Captain and Lieutenant-Colonel Grenadier Guards. He married Nina Maria HOOD. Died 1924 at residence of son-in-law Colonel BARRINGTON, Blandford, Dorset. [The Scotsman, 17 Dec 1924]

Viscountess Holmesdale, born Lady Julia Mann (2 July 1844-1 September 1883) name changed to Cornwallis 22 October 1844. Only surviving child of the 5th and last Earl Cornwallis. Married 27 August 1862 to William Archer Amherst, Viscount Holmesdale (1836-1910). The Viscountess is buried at Linton.

Captain Ewart

The photograph of Captain Ewart in the center of the page is bordered with pink and silver metallic paint, the banner above the photograph is inscribed "Croppy." The banner above the photograph of the Viscountess Holmesdale is inscribed "Julia." The banner above the photograph of Lt. Col. and Mrs. Ferguson is inscribed "George & Nina."
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