Mrs Langtry with Lyre

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    Description: Actress and socialite Lillie Langtry photographed by William Downey (1829-1915).

    Date: August 1885

    Our Catalogue Reference: COPY 1/408/270

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    vanderheydenpeter, bswise, ClarenceK, and 31 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Turn of the Century III 43 months ago | reply

      Wow!! it doesnt look a bit like Lily, but i love it!

    2. Jane Smith, CEO, I-Temp 22 months ago | reply

      It's been said that she had a "good side", though not this one! She is usually photographed or painted with her left side showing. I prefer this one.

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