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Authors: The Countess of Carnarvon

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Highclere Castle, present day.

The Saloon of the Castle c. 1895.

The State Drawing Room of the Castle c. 1895.

Henry, the 4th Earl of Carnarvon, in his study at the Castle c. 1870. He was a Cabinet Minister (Secretary of State for the Colonies) in the 1860s under Prime Minister Lord Derby and again in the 1870s in the Government of Benjamin Disraeli. He was responsible for the granting of independence to Canada.

The 4th Earl of Carnarvon, 1883.
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Evelyn Herbert, the 4th Countess of Carnarvon, 1874.

An early portrait of the 5th Earl of Carnarvon.
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An early portrait of Alfred de Rothschild, Almina’s father.
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A drawing of Almina Wombwell, before she was married.
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Alfred de Rothschild, in the late 1800s.

Almina in the 1890s, probably taken shortly before her marriage.

Another portrait of Almina just before her wedding in 1895.

St. Margaret’s Church, where Almina was married to Lord Carnarvon in 1895.
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