|Volume 1, page 213, sitting number 1047.
Entered in the Silvy daybooks as the 'Children of Countess Craven,' the sitters were more fully identified on the album page.
Hon. Osbert William Craven was born on 6 February 1848, the third son of William Craven, 2nd Earl of Craven. For 34 years served in the Berkshire Infantry Yeomanry as Lieutenant-Colonel; he also held the office of Justice of the Peace for Berkshire. His skills covered woodwork, turning on the lathe, bookbinding and leatherwork,
Hon. Robert Walter Craven was born on 4 January 1850. He joined the Royal Navy but died on 5 March 1866, aged 16, at Montevideo in Uruguay, aboard H.M.S. Spiteful.
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