BANGOR, LADY
Neg. No: 6935[A]
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 21-06-1911

Sitter: Agnes, Viscountess Bangor, née Agnes (Elizabeth) Hamilton (d.1972)

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Biog: 3rd daughter of Dacre Mervyn Archdall Hamilton, of Cornacassa; m. (1905) Maxwell Richard Crosbie Ward, 6th Viscount Bangor (1868-1950). PC; OBE; a Representative Peer for Ireland; sometime Parliamentary Private Secretary to Prime Minister of Northern Ireland; Member of Senate of Northern Ireland (1921-50) and Speaker (1930-50).

Date: 21 June 1911.

Occasion: Coronation of King George V, 23 June 1911.

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

Descr: FL seated.

Costume: Peeress' Robes.(1)

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Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 3.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; Debrett's Illustrated Peerage; The Times, 13 May 1972, p 16g.

Occasion: -

Costume: The Morning Post, 23 June 1911, p 10b.

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Jewellery: -

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1. "Viscountess Bangor wore under her kirtle, which was caught back with gold bows and tassels, an underdress of white satin, draped with antique lace" (see: The Morning Post, 23 June 1911, p 10b).