Tatler front cover of Lady de Bathe (Lillie Langtry)
Tatler front cover showing Lady de Bathe, Lillie Langtry, by name of Emilie Charlotte, Lady de Bathe, n饠Le Breton, also called (187497) Emilie Charlotte Langtry (born Oct. 13, 1853, Isle of Jersey, Channel Islandsdied Feb. 12, 1929, Monte-Carlo, Monaco), British beauty and actress, known as the Jersey Lily. She was the daughter of the dean of Jersey. In 1874 she married Edward Langtry, who died in 1897, and in 1899 she married Hugo de Bathe, who became a baronet in 1907. In 1881 Langtry caused a sensation by being the first society woman to go on the stage, making her first notable appearance at the Haymarket Theatre, London. She also maintained a successful racing stable at Newmarket. One of the most beautiful women of her time, she had many distinguished admirers, including the prince of Wales, subsequently King Edward VII. Date: 13th October 1909
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Lady checks her appearance in a dressing table mirror
A glamourous lady in fur trimmed spotted wrap, stockings and high heels, checks her appearance in a slender dressing table mirror, draped with a scarf in a similar fabric to the wrap. She seductively and delicately smokes a cigarette at the same time.
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
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