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Viscount Portman and his mother

Viscount Portman and his mother


A carte-de-visite portrait of Selina, Viscountess Portman, wife of William Henry Berkley Portman, 2nd Viscount Portman. She is seen here on holiday with her third son, Henry Berkeley Portman (1860-1923), who became 3rd Viscount Portman when his father died, aged 90, in 1919.

Born Mary Selina Charlotte FitzWilliam on 9 January 1836, she was the posthumous and only child of William Charles FitzWilliam, Viscount Milton. On 21 June 1855 she married Edward Berkley Portman, son of Edward Berkley Portman, 1st Viscount Portman. She died on 4 January 1899 at Bryanston in Dorset.

Photographed W. Fisher of Filey in North Yorkshire.

 

Code: 125726
 
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