The Youngers, American outlaws, c1868-1876 (1954). Artist: Unknown
The Youngers, American outlaws, c1868-1876 (1954). Left to right: Bob, Rhetta, James and Cole. The brothers formed part of the notorious James-Younger gang, with Jesse and Frank James. The gang robbed banks, stagecoaches and trains across the West between 1869 and 1876. A fourth brother, John, was killed in a gunfight with Pinkertons agents in 1874. The surviving three Youngers were wounded and captured by a posse after the gang robbed a bank in Northfield, Minnesota on 7th September 1876. All three were sentenced to life mprisonment after pleading guilty to their crimes in order to avoid hanging. A print from the Pictorial History of the Wild West, by James D Horan and Paul Sann, Spring Books, London, 1954.
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'Mrs. Sheridan and Mrs. Tickell', c1772, (1908). Creator: Unknown
'Mrs. Sheridan and Mrs. Tickell', c1772, (1908). Portrait of the Linley sisters, Elizabeth Ann Sheridan (1754-1792) and Mary Linley (1758-1787), daughters of the composer Thomas Linley. Elizabeth was one of the most noted soprano singers of her day. Mary sang publicly until she married the playwright Richard Tickell in 1780. Engraving by Henry Cheffer after 'Elizabeth and Mary Linley', also known as 'The Linley Sisters, afterwards Mrs. Tickell and Mrs. Sheridan', painting in the Dulwich Picture Gallery, London. From "La Revue De L'Art - Ancien et Moderne" - Volume XXIV, July-December 1908, [Paris, 1908]
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The Marquise d'Hautpoul de Seyre and Sir Harry Stonor aboard 'HMY Victoria and Albert', 1933
The Marquise d'Hautpoul de Seyre and Sir Harry Stonor aboard 'HMY Victoria and Albert', 1933. The Marquise (born Julia Caroline Stonor 1862-1950) and her brother Sir Harry Julian Stonor (1859-1939) were friends and courtiers of King George V and Queen Mary. Julia was a close companion of the queen, and Harry was Groom in Waiting, Deputy Master of the Royal Household, and Secretary and Registrar of the Order of Merit. 'HMY Victoria and Albert', launched in 1899, was a steamship used by the royal family, particularly for their trips to their summer home, Osborne House, on the Isle of Wight.
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