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CARNARVON, COUNTESS
Neg. No: (GP) 2396
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: [1900]

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

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Biog: Daughter of Frederick Charles Wombell, 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: [1900].

Occasion: The Drawing Room, 11 May 1900.

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

Descr: TQL standing.

Costume: Court dress.

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; painted column; wooden carved chair of curule form.

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

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No of poses: 1.

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

Occasion: The Times, 12 May 1900, p 9c.

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Reproduced: (version) The Ladies' Field, 19 May 1900, p 413.

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