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Neg. No: (GP) 5066
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 01-06-1906

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Sitter: Lady Crofton, née Frances Margaret Irby (d. 1950).

Biog: Only daughter of Lt.-Col. Leonard Howard Lloyd Irby; m. (1905) Sir Morgan George Crofton, 6th Bt. of Mohill [div. 1910].

Date: 1 June 1906.

Occasion: The Court, 1 June 1906: presented by Lady de Blaquiere.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress.

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; wooden carved chair of curule form.

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

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No of poses: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Burke's Peerage.

Occasion: The Times, 2 June 1906, p 9a & 4 June 1906, p 11e; A.C. Fox-Davies (ed.), Their Majesties Court, 1906, London, 1907, p 125.

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Reproduced: (version) A.C. Fox-Davies (ed.), Their Majesties' Court, 1906, London, 1907, plate 185.

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