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KIRBY, MISS
Neg. No: GP (L) 2150
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 18-10-1898

Sitter: Elizabeth Kirby (stage name), née Elizabeth Susan Kirby ( ).

copyright V&A

Biog: Actress; m (1897) James Bernard Fagan (1873-1933), playwright and director (div (?)).

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Date: 18 October 1898.

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Location: The Lafayette studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: H & S.

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

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No of poses: 1.

Copyright: V&A Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

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Reproduced: (version) The Sketch, 5 November 1902, p 104 (captioned Lilac, in the series Art in Photography: Some Studies by Lafayette).1

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1 " Lafayette. This week's Art in Photography studies from the studio of Messrs. Lafayette and Co. This firm has long established its claim to be considered one of the very first in the photographic world." (The Sketch, 5 November 1902, p 90a.)