CORY, LADY
Neg. No: 9421
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 22-05-1925

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Sitter: Lady Cory, née Elizabeth Cansh Walker (d.1956).

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Biog: C.B.E. (1929); J.P.; Daughter of Alexander Walker; m.(1910), as his 2nd wife, Sir (James) Herbert Cory, 1st Bt. (cr. 1919).

Date: 22 May 1925.

Occasion: The Court, 22 May 1925: presented Mrs. James Walker.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress.(1)

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: -

Jewellery: Emeralds and diamonds.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; column.

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London.

Evidence of photographer at work:-

No of poses: 4.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Times, 24 November 1956, p 8e.

Occasion: The Times, 23 May 1925, p 10b & 25 May 1925, p 20e.

Costume: The Times, 23 May 1925, p 10e.

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: -

Jewellery: The Times, 23 May 1925, p 10e.

Reproduced: -

1. "A silver lamé gown, veiled with white net and covered with crystal and diamanté embroidery, and finished with fringes of crystal; a train of white beauté and silver lamé, veiled with emerald chiffon..." (see: The Times, 23 May 1925, p 10c).