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Kingsley, Mary, 1862 - 1900


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Portrait of Mary Kingsley

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043T
Scope and Contents 104 x 143 mm. A mounted and framed print. The portrait is a full length studio photograph and shows Mary Kingsley standing beside a stone balustrade against a painted backdrop of gardens and woodland. Also mounted in the frame photograph is a letter from her brother Charles Kingsley to Sir John Smalman Smith dated August 31 1901, presenting him with the portrait and remarking: 'For some reason, she did not care for this portrait but it has always seemed to me to be by far the best one...
Dates: 1890 - 1899
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