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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 Alonso Martinez y Hermano of Madrid.

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


 

Code: 125974
 
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