Sitter: Lady Randolph Churchill, née Jennie Jerome (1854-1921).
Biog: Socialite, magazine editor and journalist; 2nd daughter of Leonard Jerome, financier, of New York; m. 1stly (1874) Lord Randolph Churchill, statesman; m. 2ndly (1900) Captain George Cornwallis-West, div. (1913); m 3rdly (1918) Montagu Phippen Porch, colonial administrator.
Image published in Daisy of Pless: The Happy Years
Date: 9 December 1899.
Location: The Lafayette studio, 179 New Bond Street, London.
Descr: HL sitting.
Costume: Tulle around arms, in the manner of Cosway.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; chair.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 2
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Biog: Burkes' Peerage; Who's Who; Mrs. George Corwallis-West, The Reminiscences of Lady Randolph Churchill, London, 1908; George Corwallis-West, Edwardian Heydays, London, 1930; Ralph G. Martin, Lady Randolph Churchill: A Biography, London, 1974.
Reproduced: Anon., Kings, Court and Society: Recollection of a Veteran, London (?), facing p 16.
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