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Carr [née Strettell], Alice Laura Vansittart Comyns (1850–1927), costume designer and writer  

Veronica Isaac

Carr [née Strettell], Alice Laura Vansittart Comyns (1850–1927), costume designer and writer, was born Alice Laura Vansittart Strettel at Taplow, Buckinghamshire, on 1 January 1850, the second child in the family of two daughters and one son of the Revd Alfred Baker Strettell...

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Carr [née Strettell], Alice Laura Vansittart Comyns (1850–1927)  

Maker: John Singer Sargent

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Alice Laura Vansittart Comyns Carr (1850–1927), by John Singer Sargent, 1889

Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky

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Morris, William (1834–1896)  

Maker: George Frederic Watts

William Morris (1834–1896) by George Frederic Watts, 1870 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Morris, William (1834–1896), designer, author, and visionary socialist  

Fiona MacCarthy

Morris, William (1834–1896), designer, author, and visionary socialist, was born at Elm House, Walthamstow, on 24 March 1834, eldest surviving son and fourth of the ten children of William Morris (1797–1847), financier in the City of London, and his wife, Emma (1805–1894), daughter of ...