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The Duchess of Manchester and Lord Mandeville 1859

Albumen print | 8.4 x 5.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2910695

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Photograph of Louisa Frederica Augusta, Duchess of Manchester (1832-1911), Mistress of the Robes from 1858 to 1859, and her young son, Lord Mandeville (1853-1909), later Duke of Manchester. They stand together, the Duchess facing left and her son facing towards the camera.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Louisa Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (1832-1911)
    George Victor Drogo Montagu, 8th Duke of Manchester (1853-1892)
  • annotation: The Duchess of Manchester/ & Lord Maudeville 1859. [beneath work]
  • 8.4 x 5.8 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • The Duchess of Manchester and Lord Mandeville, 1859. [Royal Household Portraits. Volume 57.]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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        • photographs