since about Victorian times (roughly 1837 on)+ photographs
Friday, October 29, 2010
Dorothy Tennant - the see-saw
Oil on Canvas 10 x 18.1 in. / 25.5 x 46 cm. 1892 Signed
Dorothy Tennant (22 March 1855 – 5 October 1926) was a Victorian neoclassicist painter , born in Wales. In 1890, she married the African explorer Henry Morton Stanley, and became known as Lady Stanley. She edited her husband's autobiography, reportedly removing any references to other women in Stanley's life. After Stanley's death, she married Henry Curtis in 1907.