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Pre 1897 thumbnails
DE GREY, LADY
Neg. No: 3621
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 7-11-1902

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Sitters: (Constance) Gladys, Countess de Grey, later Marchioness of Ripon (d. 1917).

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Biog: Society beauty and benefactor of Covent Garden; 3rd daughter of 1st Baron Herbert of Lea, statesman; m. 1stly (1878) 4th Earl of Lonsdale; m. 2ndly (1885) 2nd Marquis of Ripon.

Date: 7 November 1902.

Occasion: -

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

Descr: TQL seated with book.

Costume: -

Costume Supplier: -

Jewellery: -

Furnishings and props: Studio set; Jacobean style studio chair.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Times, 29 October 1917, p 10e & 1 November p 9e; Anita Leslie, Edwardians in Love, London, 1972.

Occasion: -

Costume: -

Costume Supplier: -

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: Madame, 28 May 1904, front page; (versions) The Car Illustrated, 26 November 1902, front page ('photographed specially for The Car by Lafayette'); The Ladies' Field, 6 June 1903, front page; A.C. Fox-Davies, ed., Their Majesties' Court 1906, London, 1907, plate 454.