Lady Dorothy Mills (née Walpole)
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whole-plate glass negative, 15 May 1911
Given by Bassano & Vandyk Studios, 1974
- Lady Dorothy Mills (née Walpole) (1889-1959), Traveller and novelist; former wife of Arthur F. H. Mills; daughter of 5th Earl of Orford. Sitter in 11 portraits.
- Bassano Ltd (active 1901-1962). Artist associated with 42733 portraits.
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