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Baroness Emma Magdalena Rosalia Maria Josefa Barbara Orczy (1865-1947), Novelist

Sitter in 9 portraits
Hungarian-born novelist and dramatist. Studied art in London and exhibited work in the Royal Academy. After writing short stories in the late 1890s had her first major success with the play, and later novel, The Scarlet Pimpernel (1905), co-written with her husband, Montague Barstow. A series of 'Pimpernel' fictions followed including The Elusive Pimpernel (1908) and The Way of the Scarlet Pimpernel (1932). Also celebrated for her detective story, The Old Man in the Corner (1909).

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Baroness Emma Magdalena Rosalia Maria Josefa Barbara Orczy

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 10 June 1920
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Baroness Emma Magdalena Rosalia Maria Josefa Barbara Orczy

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 10 June 1920
NPG x19482

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Baroness Emma Magdalena Rosalia Maria Josefa Barbara Orczy

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 10 June 1920
NPG x19483

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Baroness Emma Magdalena Rosalia Maria Josefa Barbara Orczy

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 6 June 1928
NPG x49703

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Baroness Emma Magdalena Rosalia Maria Josefa Barbara Orczy

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 6 June 1928
NPG x49704

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Baroness Emma Magdalena Rosalia Maria Josefa Barbara Orczy

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 6 June 1928
NPG x49705

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Baroness Emma Magdalena Rosalia Maria Josefa Barbara Orczy

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 6 June 1928
NPG x49706