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Doña Dolores Crooke Comyn

Doña Dolores Crooke Comyn

A carte-de-visite portrait of Dolores Crooke Comyn, wife of the Spanish ambassador Don Juan Tomás Comyn y Martinez.

Born María de los Dolores Crooke y Navarrot in Málaga on 9 March 1826, she married Don Juan Tomás Comyn y Martinez. In 1863 her husband was appointed the Spanish ambassador in London. He died in Madrid on 27 December 1875. She died in Madrid on 23 March 1909.

Photographed by Charles Thomas Newcombe of Hastings.

From an album compiled by Elizabeth Van Der Weyer, the American wife of the Belgian Ambassador to the Court of St. James.


Code: 125973
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