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Emily, Countess of St Germans

In 1881 Emily Harriet Labouchere (1844-1933), the youngest daughter of the first and last Baron Taunton, married Henry Cornwallis Eliot, 5th Earl of St Germans (1835-1911). She had two sons: the elder son comitted suicide aged 23 y in 1909 and the younger son died aged 32 y in 1922 as a result of a riding accident. The title passed to their cousin. She died 11 years later. There is a photograph of her and her sons taken in 1906, here.

Date: 1912

Paper size: 153 x 104 mm

Plate size: 118 x 93 mm

Design: 86 x 67 mm max

Credit: W.P.B. (William Phillips Barrett)

Designer: Robert Osmond (Lee, 1998: 167)

Proof: MH

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