Neg. No: (GP) 5177A
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 28-06-1912
Sitter: Henrietta, Countess Bentinck, née Henrietta Eliza Cathcart M'Kerrell ().
Biog: Daughter of Robert M'Kerrell, of Hillhouse; m. (1874) Henry Charles Adolphus Frederick William Aldenburg, formely 6th Count Bentinck, and Count and Baron of Aldenburg, who resigned the dignity to his younger brother (1874).
Date: 28 June 1912.
Occasion: The Court, 24 June 1912: presented by Duchess of Devonshire, and herself presented her daughter, Miss Naomi Bentinck.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Descr: FL standing.
Costume: Court dress.(1)
Costume Supplier: Mme. Roche.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: lamp visible in top right corner.
No of poses: 3.
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Biog: Marquis of Ruvigny, The Titled Nobility of Europe, London, 1914; Debrette's Peerage, Barontage and Knightage, 1900 ed.
Occasion: The Times, 26 June 1912, p 12a.
Costume: The Times, 25 June 1912, p 11a.
Costume Supplier: The Times, 25 June 1912, p 11a.
Additional Information: -
1. "Black satin "Diane" embroidered in jet and diamanté, with a corsage to match with fichu of Brussels lace. A train of black mousseline velvet lined with charmeuse, draped with a flounce of Brussels lace caught with a diamond buckle" (see: The Times, 25 June 1912, p 11a).