JAMES, MRS ARTHUR
Photographer: The firm of J. Lafayette, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 2 [see also neg no 1387A].
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Role: Devonshire House Fancy Dress Ball, July 2 1897: A Collection of Portraits in Costume of Some of the Guests, privately printed, 1899, p 256, (National Portrait Gallery Archives).
Occasion: Sophia Murphy, The Duchess of Devonshire's Ball, London, 1984.
Costume: The Standard, 3 July 1897, p 4b; Lady's Pictorial, 10 July 1897, p 53c & p 44 (line drawing); St James's Gazette, 3 July 1897, p 8b.
Costume Supplier: The Daily Graphic, 3 July 1897, p 13a.
Photographer: The Daily Telegraph, 3 July 1897, p 9f; Black & White, 10 July 1897, p 38b.
1. Elizabeth, Countess of Lennox, née Cavendish; daughter of Sir William Cavendish (statesman ancestor of the Dukes of Devonshire) and Elizabeth née Hardwick (later Countess of Shrewsbury and known as Bess of Hardwick); m. (1574) Charles Stuart, Earl of Lennox, (younger brother of Lord Darnley); mother of Arabella Stuart.