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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Mary Georgiana Caroline Cecil Filmer, British (1838-1903)
Untitled (seven albumen silver prints, center trimmed to oval, clockwise from top center, Mar Lodge, 1868; Countess of Yarmouth; Lord Sandys; Lady Alexina Duff; ? Morton; Lady Alice Sandys; center, Mrs. Marshall; verso: eight albumen silver prints, four trimmed to oval, clockwise from left, Viscount? Mrs. Musgrave(?); Earl of Stradbroke; Colonel Tower; Lady Cecily Nevill; Captain Coventry(?); Cuthbert Jacklin(?))
Work Type
album page, photograph
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Album page with seven albumen silver prints; verso: eight albumen silver prints.
Albumen silver print
28.9 x 23.2 cm (11 3/8 x 9 1/8 in.)
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:


Group photograph at the Mar Lodge Estate 1868 (Scotland)

Countess of Yarmouth. Honorable Mary Hood (d. 6 April 1909) daughter of the 1st Earl of Bridport. Married 16 April 1868 to Hugh de Grey Seymour (d. 23 March 1912), Earl of Yarmouth who succeeded as 6th Marquess of Hertford 25 January 1884.

Lord Sandys. Honorable Augustus Sandys (1 March 1840-26 July 1904), Lady Filmer's eldest brother. Augustus Frederick Arthur Sandys, 4th Baron Sandys, eldest son of the 3rd Baron Sandys. 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.

Lady Alexina Duff (20 March 1851-30 April 1882)

Mr. Morton(?)

Lady Alice Sandys Hill (d. 15 February 1928), Countess of Bective. Only daugher of the 4th Marquess of Downshire KP. Married Thomas (11 February 1844-15 December 1893), Earl of Bective on 9 October 1867. MP for Westmoreland, the Earl predeceased his father the 3rd Marquess of Headfort.

Mrs. Marshall(?)



Mrs. Musgrave(?)

Earl of Stradbroke. John Edward Cornwallis Rous (13 February 1794-27 January 1886) 2nd Earl of Stradbroke (succeeded 27 August 1827). Served in the Coldstream Guards 1812-17 in the Peninsular War (medal with five clasps) and in the Netherlands in 1815. Lord Lieutenant and Vice Admiral of Suffolk 1842-1886. Married 26 May 1857 to Augusta (d. 11 October 1901) widow of Colonel H. F. Bonham second daughter of Reverend Sir Christopher Musgrave 9th Bt. She was the great grand daughter of the Reverend Sir Edmund Filmer.

Colonel Tower

Lady Cecily Nevill

Captain Coventry(?)

Cuthbert Jacklin(?)

Sitters names are inscribed in ink on recto and verso. Verso has two lines of names inscribed across the top of the page which relate to the top two rows of photographs on the facing page.
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