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Pre 1897 thumbnails
Braithwaite, Lilian
Neg. No: 2681
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 13-05-1901

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Sitter: Dame (Florence) Lilian Braithwaite (1873-1948).

Dame (Florence) Lilian Braithwaite (1873-1948)

Lilian Braithwaite 1901 by Lafayette

Biog: Actress and Playwriter; D.B.E. (cr. 1943).

Role: The Comtesse De Polignac.

Date: 13 May 1901.

Occasion: A play "A Royal Necklace" by Pierre and Claud Berton, produced by Mrs. Langtry at the Imperial Theatre and opened on 22 April 1901.

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

Descr: Almost FL standing.

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

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No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Dictionary of National Biography; Who's Who; Who's Who in the Theatre; P. Hartnoll (ed.), The Oxford Companion to the Theatre, 4th ed. Oxford 1983, p 101;

Role: The Era, 27 April 1901, p 13a; The Sketch, 5 May 1901, p 261.

Occasion: The Era, 27 April 1901, p 13a.

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