Sitter: Lillie Langtry (stage name) Lady De Bathe, née Emilie Charlotte Le Breton (1853-1929).
Actress - Manager; only daughter of Very Rev W.C. Le Breton, Dean of Jersey; m 1stly (1874) Edward Langtry (d 1897), [div 1897, Lakeport, California] ; m 2ndly (1899) Sir Hugo Gerald De Bathe, 5th Bart.
Role: "The Goddess of Goodwood"
Date: 7 December 1898.
Location: The Lafayette studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Descr: TQL standing.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 1.
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References: Biog: Burkes' Peerage; P. Hartnoll (ed.), The Oxford Companion to the Theatre, 4th ed., London 1983, pp 472-3; Lillie Langtry, (Lady De Bathe) The Days That I Knew, London, DATE; E. Dudley, The Gilded Lily, London, 1958.
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Reproduced: The Sketch, 2 August 1899, front page, (captioned: The Goddess of Goodwood, "Mr Jersey."); The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News, 5 August 1899, p 885; (version) Lillie Langtry, (Lady De Bathe) The Days That I Knew, London, DATE, opp. p 192, (captioned: The Lily and the Rose.)