Giovanni Falcieri by Daniel Maclise, R.A., 1836, signed
Chalk on paper; bought by Disraeli in 1870
Reproduced by permission of Hughenden Manor (The National Trust)
Disraeli's commitment to Byron's memory extended to his recommendations to Queen Victoria that Tita's widow, whom Tita had met while working in the Bradenham household, should be awarded a pension on the strength of Tita's service to Byron. Tita served as house steward to Isaac for 16 years.
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