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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1982.359.69
People
Mary Georgiana Caroline Cecil Filmer, British (1838-1903)
Title
Untitled (eight photos, clockwise from upper left, Lady Alice Henniker; William Dyke, Esq; Hon. J. Henniker; Lady Audrey Townshend (w/bird); Lady Edith Ferguson (w/child); Hon. Emilie White; Augustus Lumley, Esq; center, Hon Harry Bourke & Montague Guest)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
album page, photograph
Date
1862-1888
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/317545
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Album page with eight carte de visite albumen silver prints (one trimmed). Page is decorated with red and gilt paint.
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
28.9 x 23.2 cm (11 3/8 x 9 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Sitter's names are inscribed in ink beneath photographs.
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
P1982.359.69
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Sitter information:

Lady Alice Henniker. Alice Mary (d. 19 November 1893) only daughter of the 3rd Earl of Dessart. Married John Major Henniker, 14 January 1864, who succeeded as 5th Baron Henniker, 16 Aril 1870. he died 27 June 1902.

William Dyke, Esq. The Right Honorable Sir William Hart Dyke 7th Bt. (7 August 1837-3 July 1931). PC., DL., JP., MA (Oxon). MP for West Kent 1865-68, for Mid-Kent 1868-85 and for N.W. Kent 1885-86. He piloted the Free Education Bill through the Commons in 1890. Married 30 May 1870, Lady Edith Caroline Montague (d. 8 August 1931) elder daughter of the 7th Earl of Sandwich. Sir George succeeded to the Baronetcy 12 November 1875. When he was at Oxford William Dyke was the most famous racket player of his day. He played four years agains Cambridge and won every match both singles and doubles. He was an orignator of lawn tennis. Sir William died at Lullingstone Castle Kent, where the first lawn tennis game was played in 1873.

Hon. J. Henniker. Probably John Major Henniker, 14 January 1864, who succeeded as 5th Baron Henniker, 16 Aril 1870. he died 27 June 1902.

Lady Audrey Townshend (d. 20 February 1926). Third daughter of the 4th Marquess Townshend. She was first married to the Honorable Greville Howard (d. 28 July 1880) and secondly to General Sir Redvers Buller (d. 2 June 1908).

Lady Edith Ferguson

Hon. Emilie (sic) White afterwards Lady Annaly. Emily (d. 22 January 1915) daughter of James Stewart. Married the Honorable Luke White, KP, MP for Clare 1859-60, Longford 1862-62, Kidderminster 1862-65, 24 August 1853. He succeeded as 2nd Baron Annaly September 1873 and died 17 March 1898.

Augustus Lumley

Hon. Harry Bourke. Henry Lorton Bourke DL (26 September 1840-30 January 1911). 7th son of the 5th Earl of Mayo. Married Constance (d. 2 July 1925) daughter of Gustavas W. Lambart of Beau Parc, County Meather. Died without issue.

Montague Guest. Honorable Montague Guest (29 March 1839-9 November 1909) DL, JP. MP for Youghal 1869-74 and for Warham 1880-85. Lieutenant The Rifle Brigade. Died unmarried.
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