ILLINGWORTH, LADY
Neg. No: (GP) 8864a
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 21-06-1922

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Sitter: Baroness Illingworth, née Annie Elizabeth Crothers (d. 1930).

Biography: Daughter of Isaac H. Crothers, of Le Chateau, Croix, Nord France; m. (1895) Albert Holden Illingworth, 1st Baron Illingworth (cr. 1921), [div. 1926].

Date: 21 June 1922.

Occasion: Summoned to the Court, 21 June 1922.

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.

Description: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress:

"Court gown in gold Montana broché, the corsage swathed with old gold lace, a diamanté ornament catching the folds at waist and falling in graceful lines to the feet. Court train from shoulder in gold thread, lace Motif on shoulder of same diamanté, falling in girondoles and catching in train at waist. Train lined with plain gold net" (see: The Court Journal, 30 June 1922, p 321a).

Costume Designer & Supplier: Redfern, Conduit Street, W.

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; Rococo highbacked armchair.

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biography: Burke's Peerage.

Occasion: The Times, 22 June 1922, p 13b.

Costume: The Times, 22 June 1922, p 13c; The Court Journal, 30 June 1922, p 321a.

Costume Designer & Supplier: The Court Journal, 30 June 1922, p 321a.

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: -

Additional Information:
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