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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Mary Georgiana Caroline Cecil Filmer, British (1838-1903)
Untitled (eight photographs, clockwise from upper left, Mrs. Ferguson of Pitfour; Colonel and Mrs. Marshall; Miss Howard; Lt. Colonel Ferguson of Pitfour; Miss Baillie Cochrane; Viscountess Holmesdale; Viscount Holmesdale; center, Hon. Seymour Egerton)
Work Type
album page, photograph
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
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Physical Descriptions
Album page with eight carte de visite albumen silver prints bordered in red paint with painted ribbon and bow motif at bottom of page.
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:

Mrs. Ferguson of Pitfour. Nina Maria [née Hood]

Colonel & Mrs. Marshall

Miss Howard

Lieutenant Colonel 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.

Miss Baillie Cochrane

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.

Viscount Holmesdale MP. William Archer Amherst (26 March 1836-14 August 1910, without issue. Eldest son of the 2nd Earl Amherst. MP for West Kent 1859-1860 and for Mid-Kent 1868-1880. D.L. and J.P. for Kent. Captain in the Coldstream Guards served in the Crimea 1854-55. Summond to the House of Lords by writ in his father's barony 17 April 1880. First married to Lady Julia Cornwallis (2 July 1844-1 September 1883). Second marriage to Alice D'Alton (d. 25 April 1933) widow of the 5th Earl of Fishburne. Lord Holmesdale succeeded to the earldom 1886.

Hon. Seymour Egerton (20 January 1839-3 January 1898). Second son of the 2nd Earl of Wilton. Married 9 August 1862, Laurie Caroline (d. 15 March 1916) daughter of William Russell. Captain First Life Guards. Succeeded his elder brother as 4th Earl of Wilton, 18 January 1885.
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