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LANGTRY, MRS
Neg. No: 4579A
Neg. Size: 15"X12"
Neg. Date: NONE

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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: [check for date discrepancy - negative series would imply 1909, but note date reproduced in The Bystander]

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

Descr: FL standing.

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: Studio assistant visible to right of plate.

No of poses: 2 [see also neg no 4579]

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Lillie Langtry 1908
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Lillie Langtry 1908
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Lillie Langtry 1908
 
     

 

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: The Dictionary of National Biography: Missing Persons, Oxford, 1993; 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.

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Reproduced: The Bystander, 1 November 1905, p 223 (cropped)

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