DE BITTENCOURT, MDLLE
Neg. No: 5073
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 15-05-1912
Sitter: Mdlle Maria Isabel Regina Aspasia de Bittencourt, later Countess of Lisburne (d. 1944).
Biog: Daughter of Don Julio Fermin Albert de Bittencourt, of the Chilean Diplomatic Service; m. (1914) Ernest Edmund Henry Malet, 7th Earl of Lisburne.
Date: 15 May 1912.
Occasion: Attendance at the Court, 14 May 1912.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London.
Descr: FL standing.
Costume: Court dress: "Gown of white satin, with tunic of spotted Brussels net,...embroidered in a design of silver bugles; train of striped silver tissue, draped with Brussels net, and embroidered with silver bugles to match gown, edged with kilted lace and fringe of silver, and silver and chiffon roses, top of train headed with...capeline, made in frills of fine lace" (see: Lady's Pictorial, 25 May 1912, p 843c).
Costume Designer & Supplier: Messrs. Jay's, Ltd., Regent Street, London.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; Rococo side-table on high legs.
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.
Biog: Burke's Peerage.
Occasion: The Times, 15 May 1912, p 12.
Costume: The Times, 15 May 1912, p 12f; The Court Journal, 23 May 1912, p 685; Lady's Pictorial, 25 May 1912, p 843c.
Costume Designer: Lady's Pictorial, 25 May 1912, p 843c.
Costume Supplier: The Times, 15 May 1912, p 12f; The Court Journal, 23 May 1912, p 685; Lady's Pictorial, 25 May 1912, p 843c.