DOWNE, VISCOUNTESS
Neg. No: 7236
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 14-05-1912

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Sitter: Florence Viscountess Downe, later Mrs. Arthur Maxwell Bury, née Florence Faith Dening (d. 1958).

Biog: Daughter of Rev. Thomas Henry Dening; m.1stly, as his 2nd wife, Hugh Richard Dawnay, 8th Viscount Downe (1844-1924); m.2ndly (1931) Rev. Arthur Maxwell Bury (d. 1936).

Date: 14 May 1912.

Occasion: The Court, 14 May 1912: presented by the Duchess of Devonshire.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress.

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; side-table.

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

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No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

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Biog: Burke's Peerage.

Occasion: The Times, 16 May 1912, p 10c.

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Reproduced: (version) The Ladies' Field, 25 May 1912, p 537.

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