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Priscilla Cecilia (née Moore), Countess Annesley

(1870-1941), Second wife of 5th Earl of Annesley; daughter of William Armitage Moore

Sitter in 48 portraits
Daughter of William Armitage Moore, Priscilla married her first cousin, Hugh Annesley, 5th Earl Annesley in 1892. He was a soldier and wealthy land-owner; he was also nearly forty years older than Priscilla. Together they had two daughters. Priscilla was considered one of the great beauties of the period and was a noted hostess at the family residence at Castlewellan in Northern Ireland. She was photographed a number of times by Bassano and appeared in his series Types of English Beauty.

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'A Posy of Beauties' (including Priscilla Cecilia (née Moore), Countess Annesley), by Alexander Bassano - NPG x136870

'A Posy of Beauties' (including Priscilla Cecilia (née Moore), Countess Annesley)

by Alexander Bassano
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 8 August 1891
NPG x136870

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