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    Hawarden, Clementina Viscountess, born 1822 - died 1865
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Photograph

  • Date:

    1863-1864

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hawarden, Clementina Viscountess, born 1822 - died 1865

  • Museum number:

    266-1947

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 33, box HVIII

Physical description

5 Princes Gardens, interior: first floor, front: left window (not shown): screen: floor-boards: Clementina, eyes up, right hand on breast, and Isabella Grace, eyes up, arms akimbo, both in fancy dress (Biblical or Orientalist), both standing.

Date

1863-1864

Artist/maker

Hawarden, Clementina Viscountess, born 1822 - died 1865

Dimensions

Height: 236 mm, Length: 251 mm

Historical context note

From departmental notes

'Clementina, Lady Hawarden (Untitled) Photographic Study (or) Study from Life (D.652) c.1863-c.1864 5 Princes Gardens, interior: first floor, front: left window (not shown): screen: floor-boards: Clementina, eyes up, right hand on breast, and Isabella Grace, eyes up, arms akimbo, both in fancy dress (Biblical or Orientalist), both standing. Inscription (verso): No 22; Inscription (verso of mount): (X614-)22 236 x 251 mm PH 266-1947 Series 126 Literature: Microfilm: 3.18.2 People in Camera, National Portrait Gallery, 19 These comments relate to photographs D.651 to D.656. The poses and costumes in these photographs may have been inspired by the sensational appearance of the young actress Kate Bateman in the play Leah, produced in London in late 1863, Similarities can be seen rn-a wood engraving of the actress in this role published in London Society in November 1863; cartes' de-visite were also available.'

Descriptive line

19thC; Hawarden C, D 652, 5 Princes Gardens, Clementina, Isabella Grace, c. 1863-64

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Literature: Microfilm: 3.18.2

Categories

Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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