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BLACKWOOD, MISS
Neg. No: 2068A
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 12-03-1898

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Sitter: Lady Jemima Laveson, formely Countess of Darnley , née Jemima Adeline Beatrice Blackwood (d 1964).

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Biog: Only daughter of Francis James Lindesay Price Blackwood, of Norton Court; m 1stly (1899) Edward Henry Stuart Bligh, 7th Earl of Darnley; m 2ndly (1902) Admiral Sir Arthur Cavenagh Leveson, R.N.

Date: 12 March 1898.

Occasion: The Court, 11 March 1898: presented by the Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress: "(Gown of) ivory satin; corsage and petticoat veiled with white embroidered mousseline de soie, with lace and bouquets of snowdrops; train of ivory duchesse, with a border of snowdrops" (see: The Gentlewoman, 19 March 1898, pp 366c & 368a).

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: -

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; painted column; studio Persian rug.

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London, W.

Evidence of photographer at work: Hand clamp visible.

No of poses: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burkes' Peerage; The Times, 2 May 1964, p 10d.

Occasion: The Times, 12 March 1898, p 10a.

Costume: The Gentlewoman, 19 March 1898, pp 366c & 368a.

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: -

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: The Ladies' Field, 26 March 1898, p 52; (version) Lady's Pictorial, 19 March 1898, p 380.