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Neg. No: (GP) 6556B
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 25-02-1910


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Sitter: Lady Brocklehurst, née Annie Lee Dewhurst (d. 1951).

Biog: Eldest daughter of Samuel Dewhurst, of Southfield Hall; m. (1884) Sir Philip Lancaster Brocklehurst, 1st Bt. (cr. 1903).

Date: 25 February 1910.

Occasion: The Court, 25 February 1910: presented by Lady Egerton of Tatton.

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

Descr: FL seated.

Costume: Court dress:

"A very handsome black gown of net and jet with bodice composed of garniture of black diamonds and crystal and diamond embroidery veiled with tulle. Black satin train draped with very fine Chantilly lace and daintily embroidered in silver" (The Court Journal, 2 March 1910, p 282a).

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; Jacobean style armchair.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.



Biog: Burke's Peerage.

Occasion: The Times, 28 February 1910, p 13d.

Costume: The Court Journal, 2 March 1910, p 282a.

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