|A F Sandys, study of Fanny Eaton, Art Gallery of New South Wales|
A memorial gathering at the cemetery is planned for the forthcoming anniversary on 4 March. The cemetery lies between Charing Cross Hospital and Queen's Club and the grave is unmarked - if I learn when and where exactly the gathering is to be I'll post details.
It's a curious fact that so lately the death and burials of both Fanny Eaton and Fanny Cornforth have been found. Fanny E has many descendants, so this is the latest element in their family history.
Both these drawings here are by Frederick Sandys, one of the younger group of artists for whom Fanny posed in the early 1860s - possibly at the same time as she was drawn by Simeon Solomon, Albert Moore and W Blake Richmond.
Caribbean Beat, the flight magazine for Caribbean Airways has a nice article on Fanny Eaton by Judy Raymond, in the current issue here
|A F Sandys, study of Fanny Eaton, thought to be for Morgan Le Fay, V&A Museum|