GB/NNAF/P4386

Butler, Elizabeth Southerden (1846-1933), Lady

Gender: Female

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Born at the Villa Claremont, Lausanne (3 November 1846); educated by her father, living in England and Italy; studied, especially watercolours, at the South Kensington School of Art (1866-1869); studied in Florence and Rome (1869), taking up oil painting; returned to England; became a Roman Catholic (1873); began painting military subjects; exhibited at the Royal Academy (from 1874); married William Francis Butler (later Sir William) (1877) and had three sons and three daughters; lived at Bansha, County Tipperary, then at Gormanston Castle, County Meath, they home of her youngest daughter; died at Gormanston Castle (2 October 1933)

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Archival Resources

Number noted: 7

Signature on letter (only), 13/03/98

Held at Birmingham City Archives
MS 135

Sketchbook containing studies of mainly Arab figures, landscapes, including a View of Lucerne, 1866

Held at British Museum: Department of Prints and Drawings
1966,0118.3.1-25

Sketchbook containing horse and figure studies, ? 1866

Held at British Museum: Department of Prints and Drawings
1966,0118.1.2-29

Sketchbook containing studies of horses, including anatomical sketches, figures, landscape studies made at Arundel, c 1866

Held at British Museum: Department of Prints and Drawings
1966,0118.2.1-42

Letter from, 21/02/89

Held at Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library
Autograph Collection One
RCS Library (1975), The manuscript catalogue of the Library of the Royal Commonwealth Society
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Letters (10) to Viscount and Lady Wolseley, 1886-1899

Held at Hove Central Library
Wolseley
Access by appointment only

Letter to Mr Collier requesting that he allow her daughter to play in his woods, 3/2/?

Held at Torquay Museum
AR.269
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Date of creation: 11 July 02 14:42