LATTA, MISS MARY
Neg. No: 9023
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 30-05-1923

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Sitter: Miss Mary Latta, later Countess d'Antraigues (1899- ).

Copyright V&A.  "A shimmering robe of suspended silver bugles and silver cabuchons falling in soft cascades over an underdress of jade green; a train of jade-green crepe beaute emroidered in silver" (see: The Times, 31 May 1923, p 10c).

Biog: Younger daughter of Sir John Latta, 1st and last Bt. (cr. 1920; ext. 1945); m. 1stly (1924) Maurice Paul Richard Fontaine, 7th Marquis de Cramayel (d. 1943); m. 2ndly (1947) Count Henri Urbain Chevreau d'Antraigues.

Date: 30 May 1923.

Occasion: The Court, 30 May 1923: presented by her mother, Lady Latta.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: "A shimmering robe of suspended silver bugles and silver cabuchons falling in soft cascades over an underdress of jade green; a train of jade-green crepe beaute emroidered in silver" (see: The Times, 31 May 1923, p 10c).

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: F.I. and L. Wilson, 17 Hanover Square, London.

Jewellery: -

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

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

Evidence of photographer at work:-

No of poses: 3

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; Debrett's Illustrated Peerage, 1985 ed.

Occasion: The Times, 31 May 1923, p 17c; The Tatler, 6 June 1923, p 365.

Costume: The Times, 31 May 1923, p 10c and 1 June 1923, p 18; The Court Journal, 15 June 1923, p 293a.

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: The Times, 31 May 1923, p 10c.

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: The Times, 1 June 1923, p 18; The Tatler, 6 June 1923, p 365; The Gentlewoman, 9 June 1923, p 705.

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