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Neg. No: (GP) L 10091
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 22-06-1927

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Sitter: Lady Blunt, née Maud Julia Goldsmid-Stern-Salomons (d 1935).

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Biog: Elder daughter of Sir David Lionel Goldsmid-Stern-Salomons, 2nd Bt.; m. (1906) Sir John Harvey Blunt, 9th Bt.

Date: 22 June 1927.

Occasion: The Court, 22 June 1927: presented by Mrs. Carwardine-Probet.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress.

"Handsome gown of powder-blue georgette exquisitely embroidered with diamanté and crystals. Manteau de Cour of velvet de soie embroidered to match gown, lined silver lamé" (The Morning Post, 23 June 1927, p 4c).

Costume Supplier: Miss Holland, 8 George Street, Hanover Square, London, W.

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; column.

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: Burke's Peerage.

Occasion: The Times, 24 June 1927, p 21a.

Costume: The Morning Post, 23 June 1927, p 4c

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