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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Mary Georgiana Caroline Cecil Filmer, British (1838-1903)
Untitled (Pitfour - October 1863, four photographs, clockwise from top; group photograph, Lady Holmesdale, Miss Stapleton, Mrs. Pit Junior, Lady Filmer, Miss Hood; A. W. Hood; Julia Holmesdale; E. Eliot Adr.)
Work Type
photograph, album page
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Album page with four 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 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:

Julia Holmesdale. 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.

Miss Stapleton

Mrs. Pit, Junior

Lady Filmer. Lady Mary Filmer (1838-1903)

Miss Hood

A.W. Hood. Major General Alexander Nelson Hood (23 December 1814-4 June 1904), Duke of Bronte, GCB, DL, a general in the Army. Colonel Scots Guards. Succeeded his father as 3rd Baron Bridport, 6 January 1868, raised to viscounty, 6 July 1868. Married 2 August 1838 to lady Mary Hill (d. 15 July 1884), second daughter of the 3rd Marquess of Downshire. Groom in Waiting to Queen Victoria 1841-58, Equerry 1858-84, Extra Equerry 1884-1901, Lord in Waiting 1884-1901. Clerk Marshall to the Prince Consort 1853-1861. Equerry to King Edward VII 1901-1904.

Admiral Elliott, Sir George Elliott KCB (1812-13 December 1901). A grandson of the 1st Earl of Minto. Married 1 August 1842 to Hersey Wauchope (d. 11 December 1901). Naval ADC 1856-58, Naval C in Portsmouth 1875-1878. MP Chatham 1874-1875.
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