HARMOOD-BANNER, MRS.
Neg. No: 5282A
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 07-02-1913

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Sitter: Mrs. John Sutherland Harmood-Banner, later Lady Ella Harmood-Banner, née Linford (d.1954).

Biog: Daughter of John Ernest Herbert Linford, of Thorpe, Norfolk; m. (1908), as his 2nd wife, Sir John Sutherland Harmood-Banner, Kt. (cr. 11 July 1913), 1st Bt. (cr. 1924), Lord Mayor of the City of Liverpool (1912), M.P. for Everton Div. of Liverpool (1905-24).

Date: 7 February 1913.

Occasion: The Court, 7 February 1913: presented by the Countess of Derby.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court Dress.(1)

Costume Designer & Supplier: Paquin Ltd., 39 Dover Street, London.

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; Rococo high-backed armchair; Louis XVI style giltwood footstool; side-table.

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.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Times, 4 March 1954, p 10f.

Occasion: The Times, 10 February 1913, p 10b.

Costume: The Court Journal, 13 February 1913, p 192b.

Costume Designer & Supplier: The Court Journal, 13 February 1913, p 192b.

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: -

1. "A gown of ivory tinted broché with a scarf of Malines lace forming the sleeves, and at the left side continuing the line on to the skirt where it was draoed and caught with ivory silk tassels together with the softly-draped folds of the skirt. Train of gold and powder-blue broché lined with cloth of gold and ornamented with a long spray of trailing roses and foliage of gold gauze. Goodyear bouquet" (see: The Court Journal, 13 February 1913, p 192b).