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LANGTRY, MRS
Neg. No: 2766A
Neg. Size: 15"X12"
Neg. Date: 03-08-1901

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Sitter: Lillie Langtry (stage name), Lady De Bathe, née Emilie Charlotte Le Breton (1853-1929).

Biog: 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: -

Date: 3 August 1901.

Occasion: -

Location: The Lafayette studio, 179 New Bond Street, London.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: 'Peasant Costume', Isle of Jersey.

Costume Supplier: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burkes' Peerage; P. Hartnoll (ed.), The Oxford Companion to the Theatre, 4th ed., London 1983; Lillie Langtry [Lady De Bathe],The Days That I Knew, London, DATE; E. Dudley, The Gilded Lily, London, 1958.

Role: -

Occasion: -

Costume: The Sketch, 25 September 1901, p 393.

Costume Supplier: -

Reproduced: The Sketch, 25 September 1901, p 393, captioned: Mrs Langtry, "The Jersey Lily", in the Peasant Costume of her Native Isle.

Acknowledgements: -

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