13-year-old May Prinsep as ‘la Contadina’, 1866


by Julia Margaret Cameron, albumen print on gold-edged cabinet, 1866

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Mary Emily (‘May’) Prinsep (1853-1931) as ‘la Contadina’ by Julia Margaret Cameron, 1866

May wears the same headdress in the photo below, entitled ‘The Neapolitan’, also by Julia Margaret Cameron, from the same year:


source: National Portrait Gallery, WikiCommons, National Media Museum

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