Mrs Beatrice Cundy, née Adelin Beatrice Connell, 1875–1949

  title={Mrs Beatrice Cundy, n{\'e}e Adelin Beatrice Connell, 1875–1949},
  author={Shirley Neale},
  journal={History of Photography},
  pages={61 - 67}
  • Shirley Neale
  • Published 1 March 2001
  • Education
  • History of Photography
Abstract ‘Miss Connell was a tall grave woman who wore her hair parted in the rniddle and drawn tightly each side of her face. She wore a severe blue serge dress, and round her neck a large old-fashioned locket hung from a golden chain’. Thus did Yevonde Cumbers describe Lena Connell in 1911, and, sadly, it is a rare description. It appears in the future Madame Yevonde's autobiography. When Yevonde was still very young and wondering about a career, she responded to Miss Connell's advertisement…