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AMHERST, LADY
Neg. No: (GP) 3408
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 11-08-1902

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Sitter: Margaret Susan, Baroness Amherst (1835-1919).

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Biog: Egyptologist, traveller & author; only child of Admiral Robert Mitford of Mitford Castle; m. (1856) 1st Baron Amherst of Hackney.

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: TQL sitting with (identify object) bearing the Amherst of Hackney arms.

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Orders, Decorations & Medals: Badge of a Lady of Justice of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem.

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

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No of poses: 2. [See evidence of retouching below:]

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

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Biog: Burke's Landed Gentry; Burke's Peerage; The Complete Peerage, Alan Sutton, 1987; The Times, 4 November 1919, p 14e.

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Orders, Decorations and Medals: Burke's Peerage.

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