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COOKE, MRS. D.
Neg. No: (SF) L 11149
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 15-06-1928

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Sitters: Mrs. Douglas Cooke ( ), with her daughter Miss Margery Cooke ( ).

copyright V&A. (Mrs. D. Cooke) "A draped gown of pale eau-de-Nil satin marocain, cut on classical lines. A train of pale eau-de-Nil satin marocain, lined with chiffon and held on the shoulder by a trail of gardenias"; (Miss M. Cooke) "A gown of pink satin beauté, embroidered with pearls, diamanté and silver beads, made with a tight-fitting bodice and a circular skirt, scalloped at the hem. A train of pink satin beauté, edged with fine drawn thread lace" (see: The Times, 13 June 1928, p. 11d&b).

Biog: -

Date: 15 June 1928.

Occasion: The Court, 12 June 1928: Mrs. D. Cooke was presented by Mrs. Geoffrey Leigh, and herself presented her daughter, Miss Margery Cooke.

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dresses.

(Mrs. D. Cooke) "A draped gown of pale eau-de-Nil satin marocain, cut on classical lines. A train of pale eau-de-Nil satin marocain, lined with chiffon and held on the shoulder by a trail of gardenias";

(Miss M. Cooke) "A gown of pink satin beauté, embroidered with pearls, diamanté and silver beads, made with a tight-fitting bodice and a circular skirt, scalloped at the hem. A train of pink satin beauté, edged with fine drawn thread lace" (see: The Times, 13 June 1928, p. 11d&b).

Costume Supplier: (Mrs. D. Cooke) Miss Francis, 78 Duke Street, Grosvenor Square; (Miss M. Cooke) Eve Valere, Limited, 83-89 Knightsbridge, S.W.1.

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: retouched clamps visible behind the sitters.

No of poses: 4.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

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Biog: -

Occasion: The Times, 14 June 1928, p 11b.

Costume: The Times, 13 June 1928, p 11b&d.

Costume Supplier: The Times, 13 June 1928, p 11b&d.

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: -

Additional Information: -

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