Neg. No: (GP) 5179
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 28-06-1912

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Sitter: Miss Naomi (Mechtild Henrietta) Bentinck (1887- 1959) [d. unm.?]

Biog: Daughter of Robert Charles Bentinck, 6th Count Bentinck, and Count and Baron of Aldenburg and Lady Norah Ida Emily Bentinck.

Date: 28 June 1912.

Occasion: The Court, 24 June 1912: presented by her mother, Countess Bentinck.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress.(1)

Costume Supplier: Mme. Roche.

Jewellery: -

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: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Marquis of Ruvigny, The Titled Nobility of Europe, London, 1914; Debrett's Peerage, Barontage & 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.

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: -

Additional Information: -

Acknowledgements: -

1. "A debiutanté gown of ivory "Minevra" satin with panier effect in ninon and embroidered in silver bugles and crystals. A satin train draped with ninon and caught up with silver cords and tassels" (see: The Times, 25 June 1912, p 11a).