QUEENBOROUGH (Edith Starr, 1887-1933, daughter of William Starr Miller of New York, 2nd wife, 1921, of Almeric Hugh Paget, 1861-1949, Treasurer of the League of Nations, from 1918 1st Baron Queenborough)

Fine and striking Portrait Photo by Histed of 42 Baker Street, London, signed 'Edith S. Miller', inscribed to Sir Gilbert Parker (1862-1932, Canadian-born Novelist, M.P. for Gravesend 1900-1918, from 1915 1st Bart.) and Lady Parker and dated on the mount, showing her three quarter length, almost full face, in a dark silk gown lined in white with heavily embroidered shoulders and cuffs, over a white dress with a rose corsage, head tilted a little to the left, 11¼" x 8¼" on mount 18" x 13¾", no place, July corners of mount very slightly bumped

Lady Queenborough wrote 'Occult Theocrasy', about secret societies seeking to control the world, published privately in France just after she died. .
Lord Queenborough early had business interests in America. His first wife, 1895, was Pauline, (d. 1916) daughter of the Hon.William C. Whitney, late US Secretary of the Navy. Their daughter Dorothy Paget, (1905-1960), owned the famous steeplechaser 'Golden Miller' whose name echoes Edith's

Item Date:  1907

Stock No:  54087      £475

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