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Neg. No: (SF) L 131271
Neg. Size: 8½" x 6½"
Neg. Date: 09-11-1927

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Subject: Lady Mayoress with Page and Maids of Honour.

Sitters include:

(Lady Mayoress) Lady Batho, née Bessie Parker (d. 1961); 4th daughter of Benjamin Parker, of Broadlands, Oulton Broad, Suffolk; m. (1897) Sir Charles Albert Batho, 1st Bt., Lord Mayor of London 1927-28.

(Two of Maids of Honour) [standing far left & seated far right] Miss Margaret (Agnes) Blades, later Hon. Mrs. Richard John Penfold Wyat (1908- ); twin daughter of (George) Rowland Blades, 1st Baron Ebbisham; m. (1933) Brig. Richard John Penfold Wyat.

Miss (Helen) Elizabeth Blades, later Lady Russell (1908- ); twin daughter of (George) Rowland Blades, 1st Baron Ebbisham; m. (1939) Adm. Hon. Sir Guy Herbrand Edward Russell, 2nd son of 2nd Baron Ampthill.

Date: 9 November 1927.

Occasion: Lord Mayor's Show, 9 November 1927.

Location: The Mansion House, London.

Descr: FL.

Costume: (Lady Mayoress) Court dress.

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

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No of poses: 3.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: (Lady Mayoress) Burke's Peerage; The Times, 21 December 1961, p 12e; (Misses Blades) Burke's Peerage.

Occasion: The Times, 9 November 1927, p 19a & 10 November 1927, p 10b.

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