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HOWARD DE WALDEN, LADY
Neg. No: (GP) 2986A
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 09-05-1902

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Sitter: Blanche, Baroness Howard de Walden, later Baroness Ludlow, née Blanche Holden (d. 1911).

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Biog: Eldest daughter and co-heir of William Holden, of Palace House, Lancs.; m. 1stly (1876) Frederick George Ellis, 7th Baron Howard de Walden & 3rd Baron Seaford [separated 1893]; m. 2ndly (1903) Rt. Hon. Henry Ludlow Lopes, 2nd Baron Ludlow of Heywood.

Date: 9 May 1902.

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

Descr: TQL seated.

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Jewellery: Diamond tiara of rising suns and foliage (& other pieces).

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; armchair.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1. see also: copyright V&A

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

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Biog: Burke's Peerage.

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Jewellery: D. Scarisbrick, Ancestral Jewels, London, 1989, p 153.

Reproduced: (croped) The Gentlewoman, 12 July 1902, p 41; (version) Chic 4 October 1902, p 201; (versions, published on her marriage) Madame, 7 March 1903, p 456; The Queen, 28 March 1903, p 496; The Sketch, 17 June 1903, p 301; (version, croped) The Gentlewoman, 8 April 1911, p 459; (version, published on her death) The Gentlewoman, 15 April 1911, p 484.

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