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CARNARVON, LADY
Neg. No: (GP) 1954A
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 28-04-1899

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Sitter: Almina Countess of Carnarvon, later Mrs. Ian Onslow Dennistoun, née Almina Victoria Marie Alexandra Wombwell (d. 1969).

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Biog: Daughter of Frederick Charles Wombwell, 4th son of Sir George Wombell, 3rd Bt.; m. 1stly (1895) George Edward Stanhope Molyneux, 5th Earl of Carnarvon; m. 2ndly (1923) Lt.-Col. Ian Onslow Dennistoun M.V.O.; led the expedition which discovered the tomb of King Tutankhamen at Luxor (1923).

Date: 28 April 1899.

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Descr: HL.

Costume: Tulle around arms, in the manner of Cosway; hat.

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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.

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Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Times, 9 May 1969, p 12d.

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Reproduced: (version) The Ladies' Field, 24 January 1903, p 259.

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