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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Mary Georgiana Caroline Cecil Filmer, British (1838-1903)
Untitled (sketches in graphite; verso: eleven photographs various sitters, five trimmed to oval, clockwise from upper left, Lord Sandys; Lord George Paget; Hon. Charles Montague; Col. Leo Seymour; Lord Algernon Gordon Lennox; Col. Philip Smith; center, four small ovals of Countess of Listowel, large oval in center, name is indecipherable)
Work Type
album page, photograph
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Album page with sketches in graphite; verso: eleven albumen silver prints with ink inscriptions.
Albumen silver print
28.9 x 23.2 cm (11 3/8 x 9 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Verso: sitter's names are inscribed in ink.
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:


Lord Sandys. Honorable Augustus Sandys, Lady Filmer's eldest brother. Augustus Frederick Arthur Sandys, 4th Baron Sandys, eldest son of the 3rd Baron Sandys. Born 1 March 1840. Colonel Queen's Own Worcestershire Imperial yeomanry. Lt. 2nd Life Guards. Married 3 August 1872 to Anne (9th daughter of Sir Charles des Voeux 2nd. Bt. Lord Sandys died without issue 26 July 1904.

Lord George Paget (16 March 1818-30 June 1880). 6th son of the 1st Marquess of Anglesey. KCB, General in the Army. Colonel 4th Hussars, Inspector General of Cavalry. Present at the Alma and Balaclava. First married 27 February 1854 to Agnes Charlotte (d. 10 March 1858) daughter of Rt. Honorable Sir Arthur Paget PC., GCB. Second marriage 6 February 1861 to Louisa Elizabeth (d. 25 January 1914) younger daughter of Charles Heneage. (Louisa Elizabeth was married a second time on 25 April 1881 to the 6th Earl of Essex (d. 11 September 1892)

Colonel Leo Seymour, Grenadier Guards

Lord Algernon Gordon Lennox. Alexander Francis Charles Gordon Lennox (14 June 1825-27 January 1892) 4th son of the 5th Duke of Richmond and Lennox. Captain in the Royal Horse Guards (the Blues). MP for Shoreham 1849-59. Married 6 August 1863 to Emily Frances (d. 31 December 1892) second daughter of Colonel Charles Towneley.

Colonel Philip Smith, Grenadier Guards

Countess of Listowel. Lady Ernestine Brudenell-Bruce (d. 27 December 1936) daughter of the 3rd Marquess of Ailesbury married William Hare, 3rd Earl of Listowel on 31 August 1865.

Unidentified man.
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