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MINTO, COUNTESS OF
Neg. No: (GP) 3281C
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 30-09-1905

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Sitter: Mary (Caroline) Countess of Minto, née Grey (1858-1940).

copyright V&A. Mary (Caroline) Countess of Minto, née Grey (1858-1940).

Biog: Daughter of Gen. Hon. Charles Grey; m. (1883) Gilbert John Murray Kynynmond Elliot, 4th Earl of Minto; philanthropist (founder of the Lady Minto Nursing Association).

Date: 30 September 1905.

Image published in Cool, published by The Fan Museum, Greenwich

Occasion: RE Earl of Minto's appointment as Viceroy of India, autumn 1905.

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

Descr: TQL, seated.

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

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No of poses: 3.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Times, 18 July 1940, p 7f; Lady Minto, India, Minto, and Morley, 1905-1910, London [ck], 1934 [not seen]; (Earl of Minto) Dictionary of National Biography; The Times, 2 March 1914, p 7f

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Reproduced: (Versions) The Car, 3 April 1907, front page; The Court Journal, 5 March 1914, p 234; The Gentlewoman, 31 July 1920, p 169.

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