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LANGTRY, MRS
Neg. No: (GP) 5652
Neg. Size: 15"X12"
Neg. Date: 20-03-1908

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

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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: 20 March 1908.

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

Descr: FL standing.

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; Louis XVI-style bergère chair; studio Persian rug.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: Edge of backdrop, visible to right of plate.

No of poses: 6.

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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: 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; Ernest Dudley, The Gilded Lily, London, 1958.

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Acknowledgements: (Props) Lark Mason Jnr., Sotheby's, New York.