The beautiful and talented Lilly Langtry was a popular British stage actress in the late 1800's through early 1900's and starred in multiple productions. However, her legacy is also remembered in part thanks to her reputation for building relationships with royalty - including the Prince of Wales, Albert Edward, and Prince Louis of Battenberg. Original source: http://www.ancientfaces.com #lilly #langtry

Lillie Langtry, british actress

Lillie Langtry

Lillie Langtry - "The Jersey Lily" - (1853-1929) - Actress, mistress of Edward, Prince of Wales and others.

Lillie Langtry

Lillie Langtry by Napoleon Sarony, 1882

Lillie Langtry

1870.

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Charlotte Mignon “Lotta” Crabtree (1847-1924) actress whose early days as an entertainer during the California Gold Rush led to her immense popularity as the darling of the American stage and in England.

British Royalty. King George VI-Queen Elizabeth's father and subject of the great movie "The King's Speech."

Lillian Russell (December 4, 1860 – June 6, 1922) was an American actress and singer. She became one of the most famous actresses and singers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, known for her beauty and style, as well as for her voice and stage presence.

1903. Lillian Russell. (December 4, 1860[1] – June 6, 1922) was an American actress and singer. She became one of the most famous actresses and singers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, known for her beauty and style, as well as for her voice and stage presence.

Early 1900s.

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An original photo bought in San Franciso about 15 years ago. Its a classic image of Lotta Crabtree smoking a cigar. She was a major singer-actress in the 1880s earning up to 5K a week and when she died in 1924 she left an estate worth 4 million. She donated a fountain to San Fran at Market Kearny where people meet to mark the anniversary of the 1906 earthquake. truewestmag

Though today we'd scarcely bat an eye at the image of a pregnant celebrity, during the Victorian era it was rather uncommon for a women (be she famous or not) to be photographed (as stage actress Lilly Langtry was here) when she was in the "family way".

Ione Bright. 1912

Lillie Langtry

(fiction) Amelia Grace (age 5) with mother, Lillie Mae Camden.

1908