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AILSA, MARCHIONESS OF
Neg. No: (GP) 3395
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 11-08-1902

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Sitter: Isabella, Marchioness of Ailsa (d 1945), née MacMaster.

copyright V&A. Isabella, Marchioness of Ailsa (d 1945), née MacMaster.  Coronation robes: "...with bows of gold on the kirtle, over a skirt of gold and white brocade in an exquisite rocaille design"

Biog: Only daughter of Hugh MacMaster, of Kausaui, N.W.P.; m. (1891), as his 2nd wife, Archibald Kennedy, 3rd Marquis of Ailsa.

Date: 11 August 1902.

Occasion: The Coronation of King Edward VII, 9 August 1902.

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Coronation robes: "...with bows of gold on the kirtle, over a skirt of gold and white brocade in an exquisite rocaille design" (see: The Court Journal, 16 August 1902, p 13b).

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: Mesdames Goddard and Southey, 14, Harrington Road, South Kensington, London, S.W.

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London, W.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2.

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Provenance:
Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Times, c. 9 December 1945 [ck].

Occasion: -

Costume: The Court Journal, 16 August 1902, p 13b; Madame, 16 August 1902, p 326b.

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: The Court Journal, 16 August 1902, p 13b.

Jewellery: -

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