Neg. No: 8326
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 27-06-1924

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Sitter: Mrs. Frank Billings Kellogg, née Clara May Cook ( ).

Mrs. Frank Billings Kellogg, née Clara May Cook ( ).

Mrs. Frank Billings Kellogg, née Clara May Cook ( ).

Biog: m. (1886) Frank Billings Kellogg, American Ambassador to the Court of St. James's (1923-25).

Date: 27 June 1924.

Image published in Cool, published by The Fan Museum, Greenwich

Occasion: The Court, 27 June 1924: presented, in Diplomatic Circle, Mrs. Frederick Gillett, Mrs. Seabury Stanton and Miss Elizabeth Stanton.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress:

"A draped gown of orchid mauve satin charmeuse, and at the waist a narrow diamanté embroidered belt. From the shouldres in front hung shoulder straps of diamanté emroidery. A train of orchid mauve and silver woven lamé, draped woth old family lace" (see: The Times, 28 June 1924, p 17b).

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: Reville, Ltd.

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Panelled wall with a panoramic painting; Rococo armchair with high back.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: -

Occasion: The Times, 30 June 1924, p 20b.

Costume: The Times, 28 June 1924, p 17b.

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: The Times, 28 June 1924, p 17b.

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: -