Some scholars believe that Langtry inspired the character of Irene Adler, the actress who outwitted Sherlock Holmes in the Conan Doyle short story, ' A Scandal in Bohemia'. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Lillie Langtry. one of Edward VII's mistresses, born Emilie Charlotte Le Breton, celebrated as a young woman for her beauty and charm, and later established a reputation as an actress and producer, starring in many plays, , eventually running her own stage production.She was also known for her relationships with noblemen, including the Prince of Wales, the Earl of Shrewsbury, and Prince Louis of Battenberg. "The Jersey Lily."
Lily Langtry I colorized this one a few years ago, i redid it last year . Sadly, the person who posted this on Blogger removed the watermark and made edition in the images. That s not nice. Luckily, the blog got deleted.