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Hon. Mary Catherine Rees (née Dormer) ('MR' and 'Bint')

(1867-1943), Cartoonist for Vanity Fair

Artist associated with 6 portraits
Artist. The wife and daughter of British soldiers and colonial administrators, Rees contributed several caricatures to Vanity Fair from South Asia. On 20 February 1907, Vanity Fair caricatured her husband, saying; 'His wife, under her maiden name of the Honourable Mary Dormer, is even better known to Vanity Fair readers than her husband, for it is to her clever pencil that we owe the cartoons of her father, General Sir James Dormer, Lord Wenlock, the Maharaja of Patiala, the Gaekwar of Baroda and other excellent portraits. Not only is Mrs Rees clever and artistic; she is charming and popular, as well, which is sure to tell in favour of her husband.'

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Beilby Lawley, 3rd Baron Wenlock, by Hon. Mary Catherine Rees (née Dormer) ('MR' and 'Bint') - NPG 2971

Beilby Lawley, 3rd Baron Wenlock

by Hon. Mary Catherine Rees (née Dormer) ('MR' and 'Bint')
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 28 January 1893
NPG 2971

Sir James Charlemagne Dormer, printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, after  Hon. Mary Catherine Rees (née Dormer) ('MR' and 'Bint') - NPG D42748

Sir James Charlemagne Dormer

printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, after Hon. Mary Catherine Rees (née Dormer) ('MR' and 'Bint')
chromolithograph, published 24 January 1891
NPG D42748

Sir James Charlemagne Dormer ('Men of the Day No. 496.'), by Hon. Mary Catherine Rees (née Dormer) ('MR' and 'Bint') - NPG D44526

Sir James Charlemagne Dormer ('Men of the Day No. 496.')

by Hon. Mary Catherine Rees (née Dormer) ('MR' and 'Bint')
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 24 January 1891
NPG D44526

Beilby Lawley, 3rd Baron Wenlock ('Statesmen. No. 608.'), by Hon. Mary Catherine Rees (née Dormer) ('MR' and 'Bint') - NPG D44631

Beilby Lawley, 3rd Baron Wenlock ('Statesmen. No. 608.')

by Hon. Mary Catherine Rees (née Dormer) ('MR' and 'Bint')
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 28 January 1893
NPG D44631

Sir Rajinder Singh, Maharaja of Patiala ('Princes. No. 21.'), by Hon. Mary Catherine Rees (née Dormer) ('MR' and 'Bint') - NPG D44994

Sir Rajinder Singh, Maharaja of Patiala ('Princes. No. 21.')

by Hon. Mary Catherine Rees (née Dormer) ('MR' and 'Bint')
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 4 January 1900
NPG D44994

Sir Sayaji Rao III, Maharaja of Baroda ('Princes. No. 23.'), by Hon. Mary Catherine Rees (née Dormer) ('MR' and 'Bint') - NPG D45046

Sir Sayaji Rao III, Maharaja of Baroda ('Princes. No. 23.')

by Hon. Mary Catherine Rees (née Dormer) ('MR' and 'Bint')
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 3 January 1901
NPG D45046

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