Sitter: Lady Clémentine Waring, née (Susan Elizabeth) Hay (1879-1964); eldest daughter of William Montagu, 10th Marquess of Tweedale; m (1901) Capt. Walter Waring (1876-1930).
Date: 10 May 1898.
Occasion: The Court, 10 May 1898: presented by her mother, Marchioness of Tweedale.
Location: The Lafayette studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Descr: FL seated
Costume: Court dress:
"Presentation gown of soft white chiffon embroidered in a delicate tracery of silver. The corsage and sleeves were draped with very fine Valenciennes lace and trimmed white plumes and silver gauze butterflies. The train of rich duchesse satin was arranged from one shoulder, and trimmed with ruchings of white chiffon, feathers and silver butterflies" (see: Lady's Pictorial, 21 May 1898, p 743).
Costume Designer & Supplier: Messrs. Russell and Allan, Old Bond Street, London, W.Jewellery: - Furniture & Props: Rococo-style painted backdrop; Louis XV style giltwood canapé.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Evidence of photographer at work: Studio assistant on the left; left edge of backdrop visible.
No of poses: 1.
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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.
Biog: Burkes' Peerage; The Times, 17 February 1964, p 15a.
Occasion: The Times, 11 May 1898, p 13d.
Costume: The Court Circular, 14 May 1898, p 410b; The Gentlewoman, 21 May 1898, p 717b; The Ladies' Field, 21 May 1898, p 131a; Lady's Pictorial, 21 May 1898, p 743.
Costume Designer: Lady's Pictorial, 21 May 1898, p 743.
Costume Supplier: The Court Circular, 14 May 1898, p 410b; Lady's Pictorial, 21 May 1898, p 743.
Reproduced: (version, with mother) The Ladies' Field, 21 May 1898, p 433.
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