Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939) shown in the late 1860s with a pet dog. Louise was the fourth daughter and sixth child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. She married John Campbell, Marquess of Lorne, Duke of Argyll in 1871. She was gifted artist, studying at art school and accepting commissions. Her statue of Queen Victoria stands outside Kensington Palace and she was also responsible for a monument in St. Paul's Cathedral to the dead of the Boer War. Louise was the only child of Queen Victoria to have no family of her own.
© Charlotte Zeepvat/ILN/Mary Evans Picture Library
Studying with an Islamic Scholar, Umayyad Mosque, Damascus
Young boys and girls studying with an Islamic Scholar beneath the arches of the Umayyad Mosque, also known as the Great Mosque of Damascus or formerly the Basilica of Saint John the Baptist, Damascus, Syria. Date: circa 1910s
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
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Watercolour: West Room Old Library - Cambridge
Watercolour: West Room and the Dome Room of the Old University Library, Cambridge. 1800 by Thomas Rowlandson, Fitzwilliam Museum. A humorous watercolour of academics in the library with chaos caused by a dog and a ladder.
© The Roseries Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
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