- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Mary Georgiana Caroline Cecil Filmer, British (1838-1903)
- Untitled (group photograph)
- Work Type
- photograph, album page
- Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
- Persistent Link
- Physical Descriptions
- Album page with albumen silver print.
- 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:
H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, Albert Edward (1841-1910)
Sir William Hart Dyke Bt. 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.
Marchioness Camden. Lady Clementine Spencer Churchill (4 May 1848-27 March 1886). Married 12 July 1866 to John Charles Pratt (30 June 1840-4 May 1872) the 3rd Marquess of Camden when Lord Brecknock. He succeeded 6 August 1866, died 4 May 1872.
Lord Savile. Rt. Honorable Sir John Savile (6 January 1818-28 November 1896) 1st Baron Savile PC., GCB. Envoy to Saxony 1866-1867, to Swiss Confederation 1867-68, to the Court of Brussels , 1868-1883, Ambassador to the Kingdom of Italy 1883-1887. Natural son of the 8th Earl of Scarborough he assumed the name of Savile in lieu of Lumley on succeeding to the Ruffond estates in 1887. Died unmarried, by special remainder he was succeeded by his nephew.
Lord and Lady Tweedmouth. Edward Marjoribanks (8 July 18490-15 September 1909) 2nd Baron Tweedmouth. Throughout his life he was a fine horseman and devoted to hunting. Called to the Bar of the Inner Temple in 1874. He worked in the chambers of Sir John Coleridge, later Lord Chief Justice, and was employed by Sir John in arranging material for the Tichborne Claimant trial. Drawn to politics he was defeated in the 1874 contest for Mid-Kent but was elected for North Berwickshire in 1880 and held the seat until 4 March 1894 when he succeeded his father. In 1907 he conducted the Marriage with a Deceased Wife's Sister Bill to its final victory in the House of Lords. Married 9 June 1873 to Lady Fanny (d. 5 August 1904) third daughter of the 7th Duke of Marlborough. When the Liberals returned to power in December 1905 Lord Tweedmouth became First Lord of the Admiralty. Here he maintained the supremacy of the fleet in the face of German naval expansion. His correspondence with the German emperor on naval matters, though perfectly correct, was perhaps not wise.
Lord Brecknock. John Charles Pratt (30 June 1840-4 May 1872) afterwards 3rd Marquess Camden.
Lady Clementine Pratt (2 August 1870-26 July 1890) daughter of the 3rd Marquess Camden.
Lady Mary Filmer (1838-1903).
Names of some of the sitters are inscribed on opposite page in graphite.
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