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Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Countess of Desart and Lady A. Cuffe c.1859

Albumen print | 8.5 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2910640

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Photograph of a full length double portrait of Elizabeth Lucy, Countess of Desart with her daughter Lady A Cuffe. The Countess is seated on a chair, looking towards the camera. Her daughter kneels beside her.

The Countess was Lady of the Bedchamber between 1845 and 1864.
  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Cuffe, Lady A., d. 3E/Desart (fl.1850s)
    Elizabeth Lucy Desart (1822-98)
  • annotation: Countess of Desart & Ld A. Cuffe [beneath work]
  • 8.5 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.3 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

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