Photographer: The firm of J. Lafayette, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 2 [see also neg no 1532A].
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Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Times, 20 November 1909, p 13.
Role: (Anne of Austria) The Morning Post, p 3 July 1897, p 7e; The Queen, 10 July 1897, p 76a; The Times, 3 July 1897, p 12b; Vanity Fair, 8 July 1897, p 27b; The Sketch, July 14, 1897, p 484b; (Margaret of Orleans) The Gentlewoman, 10 July 1897, p 50a; (Margaret of Orleans Period) The Daily Telegraph, 3 July 1897, p 9f; (Visitor to the Court of Savoia) The Times, 3 July 1897, p 12b.
Occasion: Sophia Murphy, The Duchess of Devonshire's Ball, London, 1984.
Costume: Lady's Pictorial, 10 July 1897, p 53b (see also role).
1. The sitter was the daughter-in-law of the hostess of the Ball, Louisa, Duchess of Devonshire (1832-1911) who m. 1stly (1852) 7th Duke of Manchester and 2ndly (1892) 8th Duke of Devonshire.