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LATTA, LADY
Neg. No: 9016
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 30-05-1923

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Sitter: Lady Latta, née Ada May Short (1875-1951 ).

copyright V&A. Lady Latta, née Ada May Short ( ).

 

Biog: Daughter of J.Y. Short, of Asbrooke Hall, Sunderland; m. (1896) Sir John Latta, 1st and last Bt. (cr. 1920, ext. 1945), Chairman Lawther, Latta & Co., shipowners and merchants.

Date: 30 May 1923.

Occasion: The Court, 30 May 1923: Lady Latta was presented by the Viscountess Barrington, and herself presented her younger daughter, Miss Mary Latta.

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

Descr: FL standing.

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; Louis XV style giltwood armchair.

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

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No of poses: 4.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

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Biog: Burke's Peerage.

Occasion: The Times, 1 June 1923, p 17f; The Tatler, 6 June 1923, p 365.

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Reproduced: [Version] The Gentlewoman, 9 June 1923, p 705.

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