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KNOWLES, MRS. G. DORMER
Neg. No: (GP) 7222
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 08-06-1922

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Sitter: Mrs. George Knowles, formely Mrs. Dormer, née Beatrice E. Maunder (       ).

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Biog: Daughter of George Maunder, of Rangitikei, New Zeland; m. 1stly (?) Mr. Dormer; m. 2ndly (1920), as his 2nd wife, George Knowles, barrister.

Date: 8 June 1922.

Occasion: The Court, 8 June 1922: presented by Lady Allen.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress: "A gown of coral tulle embroidered with coral and silver beads, with a train to match" (see: The Times, 9 June 1922, p 12b).

Costume Supplier: Paquin.

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: Clamp visible behind the sitter.

No of poses: 2.

7221 & 7222 showing retouched face

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Kelly's Handbook, 1929 [husband's entry].

Occasion: The Times, 10 June 1922, p 11c; The Court Journal, 16 June 1922, p 302b.

Costume: The Times, 9 June 1922, p 12b.

Costume Supplier: The Times, 9 June 1922, p 12b.

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: -

Additional Information: -

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