Sitter: Iichi Kishi ( ) and his wife, Madame Iichi Kishi ( ).
Biog: (Iichi Kishi) Attaché at the Japanese Embassy in London (1926).
Date: 9 June 1926.
Occasion: The Court, 9 June 1926: Iichi Kishi presented by the Japanese Ambassador in London, Baron Keishiro Matsui; Madame Iichi Kishi presented by Marquesa de Merry del Val.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.
Descr: FL standing.
Costume: Court dress.(1)
Costume Supplier: (Madame Kishi) Jay's, Limited, Regent Street, London, W1.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London, W.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses:.
Copyright: V&A Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.
Biog: (Iichi Kishi) Whitaker Almanach, 1927.
Occasion: The Times, 11 June 1926, p 19b.
Costume: (Madame Kishi) The Times, 10 June 1926, p 21c; The Morning Post, 10 June 1926, p 15c.
Costume Supplier: (Madame Kishi) The Times, 10 June 1926, p 21c; The Morning Post, 10 June 1926, p 15c.
Additional Information: -
1. (Madame Kishi) "A gown of pink voile metaline, embroidered with diamanté. A train of the same material trimmed with silver tissue ribbon and lace and diamanté. A pink feather fan" (see: The Times, 10 June 1926, p 21c).