1912 Rose Francis Legge

Her genealogical sketch shows she was named Rosalinde Safia Elianora Faris Shidyaq. The Victoria and Albert Museum’s Internet exhibit of Lafayett Photographic Studios photos is the likely source of this photo. Their notes for this photo include "...Rosalinde married Brigadier General Reginald Francis Legge, and they had 4 children. They later divorced in London around 1921-1924. All information on the children from this marriage is unavailable and is being traced. One of their children, Rupert Maximilian Faris Legge, married Sheila Shetwynd-Inglis and had one child Douglas Legge, aka Robin Blyth. They Divorced in the same year in 1934 and gave away their child. Both Rosalinde and her son, Rupert, are untraceable. Safia Ahmed Faris died in 1915 at her home 5 Ashburn Place and was embalmed and moved to Paris where she rests at the Père Lachaise Cemetery in her family's vault. This was the last trace of Rosalinde and Safia…" If she was alive today, Donald Trump would try to keep her out of the USA.

From pinterest.com/d7fc7c0c/belle-epoque-tiaras/; enlarged one half.

1912 Rose Francis Legge From pinterest.com/d7fc7c0c/belle-epoque-tiaras/ X 1.5

The museum exhibit's notes for this specific photo include, “...Court gown of white satin vestal handsomely embroidered down front and sides with diamanté and crystal. Train of silver and white brocade lined silver gauze…” This is a relatively simple dress with opulent accents like the slightly puffed sleeves and emroidered decorations.

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