CONSUELO DUCHESS OF
Sitter: Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough, later Mrs. Jacques Balsan, née Vanderbilt (d.1964).
Biog: Daughter of William Kissam Vanderbilt, of New York, railway magnate; m. 1stly (1895) Charles Richard John Spencer-Churchill, 9th Duke of Marlborough; div. (1921); m. 2ndly (1921) Lt.-Col. Jacques Balsan.
Image published in Daisy of Pless: The Happy Years
Date: 1 July 1899.
Location: The Lafayette studio, 179 New Bond Street, London.
Costume: Tulle around arms, in the manner of Cosway.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 3.
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Biog: Burkes' Peerage; Consuelo Vanderbilt Balsan, The Glitter and the Gold, Maidstone, 1973.
Reproduced: (version) The Sketch, 13 July 1904, p 454.
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