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Guide to the Willis Fleming Collection

NRA reference 44732

 

January 2013 Archives

Photograph of John Brown Willis Fleming

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Added to WFC Guide on January 21, 2013
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Studio photograph of John Brown Willis Fleming (1815-1872), eldest son of John Willis Fleming and Christopheria Buchanan. The photograph is not dated.

Bookplate of Ulysses de Burgh (1788-1863), Lord Downes

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Added to WFC Guide on January 21, 2013
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Murray's Hand-Book for Travellers in Northern Italy (London, 1854) with bookplate of Christopheria, Lady Downes (1799-1860) and manuscript date 30 September 1855. A further manuscript note of ownership and autograph by Christopheria's daughter, Harriet Elizabeth Vansittart (1821-1906) (nee Willis Fleming).
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An over-painted photograph of Christopheria, Lady Downes (1799-1860). Christopheria Buchanan married firstly John Willis Fleming (1781-1844) in 1813, by whom she had eight children. She married secondly Ulysses de Burgh (1788-1863), Lord Downes in 1846. The photograph is not dated.
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A studio portrait of Lord Downes (1788-1863) by Camille Silvy, taken on 17 October 1860, the day before his second wife's death. Downes had married Christopheria Willis Fleming (1799-1860), widow of John Willis Fleming (1781-1844), on 4 August 1846.