Consuelo Vanderbilt, the Duchess of Marlborough (c. with her two infant sons: (l) Lord Ivor Charles Spencer-Churchill, b. 14 Oct (r) John Albert William Spencer-Churchill, Marquess of Blandford, b. 18 Sep 1897 (later the Duke of Marlborough).
Unknown photographer, Portrait of three women, century / The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious (Aperture, by W. Hunt via La Lettre de la Photographie [reminded me of this mourning photograph]
A box-bed is a bed enclosed in furniture that looks like a cupboard, half-opened or not. The box-bed is closed on all sides by panels of wood. One enters it by removing curtains, opening a door hinge or sliding doors on one or two slides