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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1982.359.54
People
Mary Georgiana Caroline Cecil Filmer, British (1838-1903)
Title
Untitled (five photographs, clockwise from upper left, Peter; Violet; Charlie; Pinkie; center, Alexandra, Princess of Wales with Prince Albert Victor; verso: inscribed "Lord Sandys")
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
album page, photograph
Date
1862-1888
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/317530
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Album page with five carte de visite albumen silver prints within a blue and silver paint ribbon and bow motif decoration. Sitter's names are inscribed on the ribbon. Decorations around center photograph are the British and Danish flags, Victoria cross beneath, crown with three white feathers and blue ribbons above.
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
28.9 x 23.2 cm (11 3/8 x 9 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: On verso, "Lord Sandys" in graphite
Provenance
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
P1982.359.54
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Sitter information:

Peter

Violet

Charlie

Pinkie

Alexandra of Denmark (1844-1925), Princess of Wales. Married Prince Edward 1863.

Prince Albert Victor (1864-1892). Created Duke of Clarence and Avondale and Earl of Athlone 24 May 1890. The Prince was on friendly terms with the Arthur Wilsons and stayed at Tranby Croft.
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