Neg. No: (GP) 8603
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 21-05-1925

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Sitter: Miss Mona Elizabeth Blackett Bower (

Miss Mona Elizabeth Blackett Bower ( )

Biog: Only child of Sir Alfred (Louis) Bower, 1st & last Bt., Lord Mayor of London (1924-25).

Date: 21 May 1925.

Occasion: The Court, 21 May 1925: presented by her mother, the Lady Mayoress (Lady Bower).

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress.:

"A gown of rose pink beauté, embroidered with silver pearls and finished with shaded roses at the side. A train of embossed silver lamé" (see: The Times, 22 May 1925, p 11b).

Costume Supplier: Reville, Ltd., Hanover Square.

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; column.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: clamp visible behind the sitter.

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: -

Occasion: The Times, 23 May 1925, p 10b.

Costume: The Times, 22 May 1925, p 11b.

Costume Supplier: The Times, 22 May 1925, p 11b.

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: -

Additional Information: -

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