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Marthe Bibesco, 1886-1973
Literary File, Photography Collection

7 items

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Kristen Davis and Mary Foster, 2005
RLIN Record ID: None

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Scope and Contents
Item List

Scope and Contents

The Marthe Bibesco Literary File consists of 7 photographic prints, all depicting images of Bibesco's house in Cornwall, including some interiors and furnishings, as well as Bibesco and her daughter Valentine in one photograph. Descriptions are taken from notes on the versos of the photographs. The notes are not written in Marthe Bibesco's hand, and the photographer is not identified.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

*All items are located at PH:LF:Bibesco, M.

Item List

Accession / P No. Description
P1Image of Princess Marthe Bibesco with her daughter, Princess Valentine Ghika in the garden at Tullimaar.
P2-P3Image of the exterior of Tullimaar, Princess Marthe Bibesco's Regency House in Cornwall.
P4Image of a marble (?) bust: "The natural daughter of Napoleon - as a young girl by Canova. Later the Princesse Caraman-Chimay - in the Drawing Room at Tullimaar."
P5-P6 Images of the Empire Dining Room at Tullimaar..
P7Image of the Entry Hall at Tullimaar, including a plaque commemorating the fact that General Eisenhower had dwelt in this house a fortnight before D-Day in May 1944.

Marthe Bibesco Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 28 June 2007)

Reference queries to: photography@hrc.utexas.edu

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