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The Major - Rosalind Birnie Philip

RH Inscr in pencil below plate r.: "THE MAJOR - ROSALIND BIRNIE PHILIP" CRE WHISTLER, Beatrix; (English; 1857-1896) Many of Beatrix Whistler's portrait etchings are of family and friends, who were easily accessible and compliant models. Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958) was Beatrix Whistler's youngest sister, and Whistler's executrix, ward and personal assistant. His nickname for her, with West P…