FIENNES, LADY
Neg. No: (GP) 3975
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 29-05-1903

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Sitter: Hon. Mrs. Eustace Fiennes, later Lady Fiennes, née Florence Agnes Rathfelde (d.1950).

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Biog: Daughter of John Rathfelde of Constantia, Wynberg, South Africa; m. 1st (?) A.W. Fletcher; m. 2nd (1894) Hon. Sir Eustace Edward Fiennes, 1st Bt. (cr. 1916).

Date: 29 May 1903.

Occasion: The Court, 28 May 1903: presented by Hon. Mrs. Broadbeat.

Location: The Lafayette studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress.

Accesories: "a true lover's knot bouquet".

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; carved wooden bench.

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

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Note the use of/absence of spectacles in the two portraits:

No of poses: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Times, c. 31 October 1950.

Occasion: The Times, 30 May 1903, p 10a.

Costume:

Accesories: The Queen, 6 June 1903, p 877b.

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