Portrait of an older man. Our Asian Neighbours - India
A close up portrait of a man in a loose white headdress, who wears a trimmed grey moustache and beard. This image is taken from 'Swami Shyan': A guru and his followers live in an ashram in Kulu Valley, which is part of the Himalayan region of India. 'Swami Shyan' is an episode of 'Our Asian Neighbours - India' 1977, a 14-part series that takes a personal look at the lives of a variety of individuals in India.
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Lady Eileen Orde
Lady Eileen Orde, nee Wellesley (1887-1952), daughter of the 4th Duke of Wellington and wife of Captain Cuthbert Julian Orde, WW1 pilot, RAC secretary and artist best known for his portraits of Battle of Britain pilots. Eileen herself was a talented artist working on advertisements, wallpaper designs and fabric painting. She appeared in the first photograph to be published in British Vogue and had an affair with Rupert Brooke. Pictured in The Sketch in January 1918 which reports on the birth of her and Cuthberts first child, a daugher Julian (Doonie). Date: 1918
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Blanch de la Tour, daughter of Edward III, from her monument in the Chapel of St. Edward. . Handcolored engraving from Civil Costume of England from the Conquest to the Present Period drawn by Charles Martin and etched by Leopold Martin, London, Henry Bohn, 1842. The costumes were drawn from tapestries, monumental effigies, illuminated manuscripts and portraits. Charles and Leopold Martin were the sons of the romantic artist and mezzotint engraver John Martin (1789-1854).
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