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License-ready: Rare Images – The Duchess of Alba aged 16 – Daily Sketch archive 2 glass plate negatives

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↑ Duke of Alba’s daughter, the Duchess of Alba. Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart; Maria del Rosario Cayetana Alfonsa Victoria Eugenia Francisca Fitz-James Stuart y Silva; María del Rosario Fitz-James Stuart y de Silva; aged 16 years 26/01/1942

Marc Russell, Picture Librarian at the News UK archive, – home to the image collections of Times, Sunday Times and The Sun – set to work searching the newspaper groups’ vast photo library storage facility at Bow in London this morning on the news of the death of The Duchess of Alba. He found two glass plate negatives showing what is thought to be rare images of the Duchess when she was young.

The images have been scanned, captioned and are available to view and license now or call them on 02077117888