Pre 1897 thumbnails

COOPER, MISS
Neg. No: (GP) 3140
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 14-06-1902

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Sitter: Miss Sheila Cooper ( ).

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Biog: Daughter of Sir A. Cooper.

Date: 14 June 1902.

Occasion: The Court, 13 June 1902: presented by her mother, Lady Cooper.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress:

"...a white chiffon gown with minute wreaths all over it of chiffon flowers and small roses in natural colours; the train pink and white chiffon divided by silver tulle" (see: The Queen, 21 June 1902, p 1047).

Costume Designer: The origins of the fashion of 'floral trimmings' for the Drawing-room dress could be traced back to 1898 Messrs. Woolland brothers design, further developed and carried on for a few more years (see: Lady's Pictorial, 7 May 1898, p 649 [advertisment] & p 668 [text], and The Ladies' Field, 3 May 1902, p XVII [Dickins and Jones' advertisment]).

Costume Supplier: Mrs. Nettleship, 58 Wigmore Street, London.

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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.

References:

Biog: (Put ref)

Occasion: The Times, 16 June 1902, p 9d.

Costume: Madame, 14 June 1902, p 595; The Queen, 21 June 1902, p 1047.

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: Madame, 14 June 1902, p 595.

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: -