Neg. No: (GP) 8321
Neg. Size: 15"X12"
Neg. Date: 11-04-1920

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Subject: Mrs George Dance & her party.

Mrs George Dance & her party.

Sitters include:

(1st row, 2nd from left) Mrs George Dance, later Lady Dance ( ), née Grace Spong; daughter of Charles Wingrove Spong, of Aylesford, Kent; m. (1898) Sir George Dance, dramatic author and director of theatres, Kt. (cr. 1923)

(1st row, far right) Miss Phyllis Vaughan Moyan ( ).

Date: 11 April 1920.

Occasion: "The Great Georgian Ball" given by H.R.H. the Duchess of Albany in aid of the Albany Institute Welfare Work of the Deptford Fund, 14 April 1920, Devonshire House, London.

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

Descr: FL.

Costume: (Unidentified gentelman, 1st row, far left) Velvet Court Dress (New Style); (Others) "1760-1790" period costumes.

Costume supplier: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: -

Occasion: The Times, 15 April 1920, p 11a; The Gentlewoman, 10 April 1920, pp 542-3 & 20 April 1920, pp 626-28; The Tatler, 21 April 1920, p 73; The Illustrated London News, 24 April 1920, p 697.

Costume: (Unidentified gentleman, 1st row, far left) Herbert A.P. Trendell, ed, Dress and Insignia Worn at His Majesty's Court, London, 1921.

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