Lillie Langtry(1853-1929), Actress and professional beauty
Emilie Charlotte ('Lillie') Langtry (née Le Breton)
Sitter in 55 portraits
A celebrated society beauty, Langtry gained notoriety as the mistress of the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) from 1877-80. She first appeared on stage in 1881 and toured the United States on several occasions between 1882 and 1889.
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by Benjamin Joseph Falk, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
hand-coloured bromide postcard print, 1887