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LANGTRY, MRS
Neg. No: (GP) (2766 B)
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.

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Date: 3 August 1901.

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

Descr: HL.

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Furniture & Props: Painted landscape backdrop.

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

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No of poses: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's 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. Dudlley, The Gilded Lily, London, 1958.

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Reproduced: (drawing based on photograph) The Sketch 4 May 1904, advertisement section p 12 (signed portrait of Lillie Langtry with endorsement of Edwards' "Harlene" hair preparation); (version) Lillie Langtry (Lady De Bathe), The Days That I Knew, London, DATE, facing p. 274; The Queen, 20 February 1929, p 26.

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