Virginia Oldoini, Countess de Castiglione (1837-1899), better known as La Castiglione, was an Italian courtesan who achieved notoriety as a mistress of Emperor Napoleon III of France. She was also a significant figure in the early history of photography as a model and collaborator of photographer Pierre-Louis Pierson.
Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell playing cricket.
Blondine Threw Her Arms Around Him, Virginia Frances Sterrett, circa 1920. Illustration for the French fairy tale Blondine, by Sophie Rostopchine, Comtesse de Ségur.