No: (GP) 1647A
Lady Belhaven and Stenton, née Watson (d. 1940), with [on her right]
|| the Hon
Mrs Robert Borras Whiteside, née Hon Leonore (Agnes Watson
Nisbet) Hamilton (1878-1946), and [on her left]
|| Lady Hemphill,
née Hon May (Clarke Mary Nisbet) Hamilton (1879-1970).
Lady Belhaven and Stenton) 5th daughter of Sir John Watson,
1st Bt.; m. (1877) James, 9th Lord Belhaven and Stenton.
Mrs Robert Borras Whiteside) eldest daughter of 9th Lord Belhaven
and Stenton; m (1903) Robert Borras Whiteside.
Hemphill) 2nd daughter of 9th Lord Belhaven and Stenton; m
(1913) Rt. Hon. Stanhope Charles John Hemphill, 2nd Baron Hemphill.
11 March 1898.
The Drawing Room, 11 March 1898: Hon Leonore Hamilton summoned to the
Court; Hon May Hamilton presented by her mother, Georgina Lady Belhaven
The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
(Georgina Lady Belhaven and Stenton) "Velvet
train violette de Parme, opened up the centre with white satin panel
and feathers. Bodice and petticoat exquisitely embroidered with chenille,
amethyste, and diamonds. Real Duchesse lace, which on the bodice is
lined with violet chiffon";
May Hamilton) "White satin, with diamond embroidery
and lilies. Train of white brocade, turned back down one side with
flowers and plumes" (see: The Queen, 19 March 1898,
Supplier: Messrs Bradley, 129 Westbourne Grove, London.
& Props: Painted rococo style backdrop; Louis XV style giltwood
canapé; Rococo sideboard; studio Persian rug.
Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
of photographer at work: -
of poses: 1.
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The Times, 12 March 1898, p 10a.
The Queen, 18 March 1898, p 507.
Supplier: The Queen, 18 March 1898, p 507.
The Sketch, 18 February 1898, p 51; The Ladies' Field,
26 March 1898, p 376; (version) The Sketch, 18 February 1903,