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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1982.359.87
People
Mary Georgiana Caroline Cecil Filmer, British (1838-1903)
Title
Untitled (three photographs, clockwise from the top, Countess of Bective, Lady Olivia Taylour; Honorable Lady Filmer; Earl and Countess of Shrewsbury; verso: Sir Edmund Filmer, Bart.)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
album page, photograph
Date
1862-1888
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/317563
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Album page with three albumen silver prints; verso: one albumen silver print.
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 graphite, recto and verso.
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
P1982.359.87
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Sitter information:

Recto:

Countess of Bective. Lady Alice Sandys Hill (d. 15 February 1928). Only daughter 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.

Lady Olivia Taylour (22 January 1869-26 November 1939). Eldest daughter of the Earl and Countess of Bective. Married 27 January 1892 to Lord Henry Cavendish-Bentinck (d. 6 October 1931), a grandson of the 3rd Duke of Portland.

Lady Mary Filmer (1838-1903)

Earl and Countess of Shrewsbury. Charles John Chetwynd-Talbot (13 April 1830-12 March 1908), 19th Earl of Shrewsbury, succeeded 4 June 1868. MP for Stafford, South Staffordshire, and Stamford successively. Captain of the Hon. Corp of Gentlemen-at-Arms. Married 15 February 1855 to Arra Theresa (d. 9 July 1912) eldest daughter of Commander Richard Howe Cockerell RN.

Verso:

Sir Edmund Filmer (1835-1886)

Photograph of Sir Edmund on verso was taken c. 1882.
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