Lillie Langtry, August 1885. A British stage actress and singer, she was known as a "Royal Mistress" for her affairs with the Earl of Shrewsburgy, Prince Louis of Battenburg, and Albert, Prince of Wales.
Lillie Langtry (born Emilie Charlotte Le Breton; October 13, 1853 – February 12, 1929), usually spelled Lily Langtry in the United States, was celebrated as a young woman of beauty and charm, who later established a reputation as an actress and producer. She was a mistress to Edward VII
Lillie Langtry (1853-1929) as Cleopatra, 1891. Some scholars believe that Langtry inspired the character of Irene Adler, the actress who outwitted Sherlock Holmes in the Conan Doyle short story, 'A Scandal in Bohemia'.