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MARLBOROUGH, CONSUELO DUCHESS OF
Neg. No: 2117b
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 01-07-1899

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Sitter: Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough, later Mrs. Jacques Balsan, née Vanderbilt (d.1964).

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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.

Date: 1 July 1899.

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Location: The Lafayette studio, 179 New Bond Street, London.

Descr: FL standing.

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; Jacobean style carved armchair.

 

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

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No of poses: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

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Biog: Burkes' Peerage; Consuelo Vanderbilt Balsan, The Glitter and the Gold, Maidstone, 1973.

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