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Violet Trefusis (1894-1972), Writer; daughter of Alice Keppel
Sitter in 29 portraits
The daughter of the Edwardian socialite Alice Keppel, Violet Trefusis was the author of a number of works written both in French and English, including the novels Sortie de Secours (1929), Echo (1931) and a book of reminiscences, Don't Look Round (1952). From 1918-1921 she was the lover of Vita Sackville-West, an account of which is fictionalised in Virginia Woolf's Orlando, where Trefusis appears as the Russian Princess Sasha.
by Unknown photographer
sepia vintage print, late 1890s
printed by Tony White, after Alice Hughes
platinum copy print, 1994 (1899)