Photographic portrait of Lillie Langtry: 19th century
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Photographic portrait of Lillie Langtry. Lillie Langtry (1853-1929) was a Victorian British actress who became known for her roles as Rosalind in 'As You Like it' by William Shakespeare and as Kate in 'She Stoops to Conquer' by Oliver Goldsmith. She made her debut at the Haymarket Theatre in 1881. Langtry's was noted not so much for her theatrical career but for her beauty and her affair with Edward VII.
1880 AD - 1890 AD