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Neg. No: (SF) L 12229
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 05-06-1929

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Sitter: Mademoiselle Regitze Sophie Minna Louise de Berner (1908-2001).

Mademoiselle Regitze Sophie Minna Louise de Berner (1908-2001).

Biog: Niece of the Danish Minister in London, Count Ahlefeldt-Laurvig. In later life she became a supervisory nurse at the Danish Nursing Council and Public Health Nurses Agency.

Date: 5 June 1929.

Occasion: The Court, Diplomatic Circle, 5 June 1929: presented by Countess Ahlefeldt-Laurvig.

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress:

"Turquise-blue georgette dress with a deep V-shaped yoke of silver guipure; the skirt, which was very long at the back, was hemmed with the same lace. Large silver tissue belt and loops on the left side. Train of silver net lined with blue georgette and edged with silver" (The Morning Post, 10 May 1929, p 7e).

Costume Supplier: Meunier Ltd., 11 Newman Street, London, W.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2.


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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.



Biog: -

Occasion: The Morning Post, 11 May 1929, p 15e.

Costume: The Morning Post, 10 May 1929, p 7e.

Costume Supplier: The Morning Post, 10 May 1929, p 7e.

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Additional Information: -

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