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Neg. No: GP (L) (1651B)
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 11-03-1898

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Baroness von Haugwitz, formerly Lady Inglefield, née Beatrice Maud Mariana Hodnett, daughter of Capt. William Patrick Hodnett, m. (1895) Baron Edmund Richard Karl Heinrich von Haugwitz (1834-1914).

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Date: 11 March 1898.

Occasion: The Court, 11 March 1898: presented, on her marriage, by the Dowager Countess De la Warr.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress:

"Corsage and jupe of white glacÚ, emroidered in jet paillettes, with deep trained flounce edged top and bottom with net ruche. Train of black duchesse covered with lovely flounce of exquisite point de Venise fastened to the corsage with swathe made entirely of jet paillettes, corner of train turned back and held in position by two more of these ornaments" (see: Lady's Pictorial, 19 March 1898, p 376a).

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Furniture & Props: Rococo-style painted backdrop; studio Jacobean-revival mock staircase.

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

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No of poses: 2 (see also neg no 1651).

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Gerhild Meßner, Der Ort Speck von den Anfangen bis zur Gegenwart, Waren 2015, p. 62.

Occasion: The Times, 12 March 1898, p 10b.

Costume: Lady's Pictorial, 19 March 1898, pp 376 & 377 (line drawing).

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Reproduced: The Ladies’ Field, 26 March 1898; (line drawing of the costume) Lady’s Pictorial, 19 March 1898.

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