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Lady Naylor-Leyland (1868-1932)
Date: ca. 1900
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Medium: Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: Overall: 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 10.8 x 8.3 cm )
Credit Line: Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 1905.136
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Marks: Engraved: on back of case: Lady Naylor Leland (sic)/nee Jenny (sic) Chamberlain/of Cleveland, Ohio

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Jennie Chamberlain was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of William Selah Chamberlain. She attended school in Paris before marrying Sir Herbert Scarisbrick Naylor-Leyland, an intimate friend of the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII. She was recognized as one of the rare beauties of London society in the 1890s.


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