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William Booty



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Group including King Edward VII

by William Booty
bromide print, 26 May 1909
NPG x45955

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'The King's Derby'

after William Booty
bromide postcard print, (26 May 1909)
NPG x193088

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Barbara Harvey

12 November 2017, 19:21

I believe he was a distant relative married to Madame Aslhey Cooper, who was my mother's aunt. He was reputedly a manager at Theatre Royal Drury Lane.I was also told that she was an opera singer. We have a signed photograph inscribed "To Darling Jeffy from her Uncle WB"and another of Mdme Ashley-Cooper obviously taken at the same time by the professional photographer William Hayward.
My mother stayed with them for a short while at a hotel. They previously lived at 3, Roehampton Lane, Putney SW15 around 1929

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