Tuesday, 28 August 2018

643) Julia Stephen

Julia Prinsep Stephen (née Jackson; 1846 – 1895). Celebrated English woman, noted for her beauty as a Pre-Raphaelite model and philanthropist. She was the wife of the biographer Leslie Stephen and mother of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell, members of the Bloomsbury Group.
Julia Jackson was born in Calcutta to an Anglo-Indian family, and when she was two her mother and her two sisters moved back to England. She became the favourite model of her aunt, the celebrated photographer Julia Margaret Cameron, who made more than 50 portraits of her.

- "Rose Pargiter has the same red hair and blue eyes as Julia Stephen..." https://books.google.it/books…

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