1887 Mrs. William Playfair, née Emily Kitson, by John Singer Sargent (Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens - San Marino, California, USA)

Her article in thepeerage is here. A biographic article about both William and Emily is here.

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1887 Mrs. William Playfair, née Emily Kitson, by John Singer Sargent (Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens - San Marino, California, USA) Wm

A very alert Edith Playfair carries a large fan and wears a late 1880s dress with an hourglass figure, vee waistline, and draped skirt.

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