BEDFORD, DUCHESS OF
Neg. No: GP (L) 1693E
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 10-05-1898
Sitter: Mary du Caurroy Duchess of Bedford, née Tribe (1865-1937).
Biog: D.B.E. (cr. 1928); Member of the Society of Radiographers; made record flight to India and back (1929) and to the Cape and back (1930); obtained pilot's 'A' licence in 1933; 2nd daughter of Ven. Walter Harry Tribe, Archdeacon of Lahore; m. (1888) Lord Herbrand Arthur Russell, later 11th Duke of Bedford (1858-1937).
Date: 10 May 1898.
Occasion: Present at the Drawing Room, 10 May 1898.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Descr: FL seated.
Costume: Court dress:
Costume Designer & Supplier: Madame Julie Swaebe, 9 New Burlington Street, London.
Furniture & Props: Painted rococo style backdrop; x-shape chair with arms; studio Persian rug.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 1.
images on this site are copyright V&A. For further information on
using or requesting copies of any images
Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.
Biog: Dictionary of National Biography; Burke's Peerage; Who's Who.
Occasion: The Times, 11 May 1898, p 13e.
Costume: The Court Circular, 14 May 1898, p 410a; The Ladies' Field, 21 May 1898, p 429b; Lady's Pictorial, 21 May 1898, pp 742b & 750 (line drawing).
Costume Designer: Lady's Pictorial, 21 May 1898, p 742b.
Costume Supplier: The Court Circular, 14 May 1898, p 410a; Lady's Pictorial, 21 May 1898, p 742b.
Reproduced: The Ladies' Field, 21 May 1898, p 431.