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FITZWILLIAM, HON MRS.
Neg. No: GP (L) 1497
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 26-07-1897

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Sitter: The Hon Mrs Reginald Fitzwilliam (d 1904), née Edith Isabella Georgina Lane Fox.

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Biog: Daughter of Hon Charles Lane Fox; m (1893) Hon (William) Reginald Fitzwilliam.

Role: '...after a picture by Romney'.(1)

Date: 26 July 1897.

Occasion: The Devonshire House Ball, 2 July 1897.

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

Descr: TQL standing.

Costume: -

Costume Supplier: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

Photographer: The firm of J. Lafayette, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 3 [see also neg nos 1497A & 1498].

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Hon William Reginald Fitzwilliam 1897 Fitzwilliam, Hon Mrs (William) Reginald

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

 

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage.

Role: Devonshire House Fancy Dress Ball, July 2 1897: A Collection of Portraits in Costume of Some of the Guests, privately printed, 1899, (National Portrait Gallery Archives), p 36.

Occasion: Sophia Murphy, The Duchess of Devonshire's Ball, London, 1984.

Costume: -

Costume Supplier: -

Reproduced: Devonshire House Fancy Dress Ball, July 2 1897: A Collection of Portraits in Costume of Some of the Guests, privately printed, 1899, p 36, (National Portrait Gallery Archives).

 

Acknowledgements:

 

1. Possibly a portrait of Emma, Lady Hamilton, cf the Hon William Reginald Fitzwilliam as Admiral Lord Nelson (neg. nos. 1418-839 & 1418-843).