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Neg. No: (SF) L 11278
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg Date: 18-17-1928

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Sitter: Madame Costa Pelle, née Clara Couve ( ).

Biog: Wife of Admiral Enrique Costa Pelle, Chilean Marine Official and Diplomat.

Date: 18 July 1928.

Occasion: The Court, The Diplomatic Circle, 12 June 1928: presented by Madame Huneeus, wife of the Chilean Minister in London.

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

Descr: TQL seated.

Costume: Court dress

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; Rococo highbacked armchair.

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

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No of poses: 3.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: (entry on husband) Diccionario Biografico de Chile, Santiago de Chile, 1950-52.

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

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Additional Information: For photograph of Admiral Costa Pelle by Lafayette see neg. no L 11417\1928

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