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Dudley Charles Fitzgerald, 24th Baron de Ros (1827-1907)

Mary, Countess of Wilton (1801-58) c.1858

Albumen print | 16.1 x 12.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2906782

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Mary, Countess of Wilton (1801-58) seated, facing three-quarters to the right. She looks ahead, away from the camera. She holds her sewing in her lap. On her left stands a small side table on top of which is a small workbox, knitting needles, wool, and thread.
  • Creator(s)

    Dudley Charles Fitzgerald, 24th Baron de Ros (1827-1907) (photographer)

    Wilton, Mary Margaret, Countess of (1801-1858)
  • 16.1 x 12.7 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Mary, Countess of Wilton [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Home economics
        • Mending of Clothes at home
          • Sewing (activity)