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MAYORESS, LADY
Neg. No: (GP) 9565
Neg. Size: 12"x15"
Neg. Date: 09-11-1925

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Sitters:

Sir William Robert Pryke, 1st Bt and his wife, Lady Pryke, née Marguerite Harriott Stiles (1847-1925), with Page and Maids of Honour, among them seated at the left end Misses Margaret (Agnes) (1908- ) and (Helen) Elizabeth Blades (1908- ), later Hons. Mrs. Richard John Penfold Wyat and Lady Russell.

Biog: (Sir W.R. Pryke) Iron and hardware merchant; Kt. (cr. 1921); Bt. (cr. 1926); Lord Mayor of London (1925-26).

(Lady Pryke) Daughter of Robert Stiles, of St. John's Wood, London N.W.; m. (1878) Sir William Robert Pryke, 1st Bt., Lord Mayor of London (1925-26).

(Miss M. Blades) Daughter of (George) Rowland Blades, 1st Baron Ebbisham; m. (1933) Brig. Richard John Penfold Wyat.

(Miss E. Blades) Daughter of (George) Rowland Blades, 1st Baron Ebbisham; m. (1939) Adm. Hon. Sir Guy Herbrand Edward Russell, 2nd son of 2nd Baron Ampthill.

Date: 9 November 1925.

Occasion: Lord Mayor's Show, 9 November 1925.

Location: The Mansion House, London.

Descr: FL.

Costume: (Sir W.R. Pryke) The Black Robe of State, trimmed with gold, over the Old Style of Velvet Court Dress; (Lady Pryke) Court dress.

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Orders, Medals & Decorations: (Sir W.R. Pryke) The Chain and Jewel of Office.

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

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No of poses: ck.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: (Sir W.R. Pryke) Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; (Lady Pryke) The Times, 30 November 1925, p 14d; (Misses Blades) Burke's Peerage.

Occasion: The Times, 10 November 1925, p 8c.

Costume: (Sir W.R. Pryke) Herbert A.P. Trendell (ed.), Dress and Insignia Worn at His Majesty's Court, London, 1921.

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Orders, Medals & Decorations: (Sir W.R. Pryke) Herbert A.P. Trendell (ed.), Dress and Insignia Worn at His Majesty's Court, London, 1921.

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