Neg. No: (GP) LE 8681 (from 114930)
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: NONE

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Sitter: Lady Aykroyd, née Emma Louisa Hammond (d. 1946).

Biog: Daughter of Ezra Waugh Hammond; m. (1890) Sir William Henry Aykroyd, 1st Bt. (cr. 1920).

Date: [copy negative of 1925 print].

Occasion: The Court, 22 May 1925: presented her daughter-in-law, Mrs George Aykroyd.

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress:

"An embroidered princess gown in jade-green and crystal bead-work forming a panel design. The skirt was cut in panel-shaped sections, each panel being richly embroidered in large and small cut crystal and jade beads; a train of jade-green lucette lined with silver, caught over to one side with silver Richelieu embroidery" (The Times, 23 May 1925, p 10e).

Costume Supplier: Jays' Ltd., Regent Street, London, W.

Jewellery: A diamond tiara.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Burke's Peerage.

Occasion: The Times, 25 May 1925, p 20d.

Costume: The Times, 23 May 1925, p 10e.

Costume Supplier: The Times, 23 May 1925, p 10e.

Jewellery: The Times, 23 May 1925, p 10e.

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