MCBRIDE, MRS.
Neg. No: 6884
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 25-05-1911

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Sitter: Mrs. Richard McBride, née Margaret M'Gillivray ( ).

Biog: Younger daughter of Neil M'Gillivray; m. (1896) Sir Richard McBride, K.C.M.G. (cr. 1912); Prime Minister of British Columbia 1903-16.

Date: 25 May 1911.

Occasion: Presented by Mrs. Harcourt at Court, 25 May 1911, during visit to Britain for the Coronation of King George V.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress.(1)

Costume Supplier: Paquin Ltd., 39 Dover Street, London.

Jewellery: -

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

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

Evidence of photographer at work: Light stand visible on the right.

No of poses: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: -

Occasion: The Times, 26 May 1911, p 7b & 27 May 1911, p 9d.

Costume: The Morning Post, 26 May 1911, p 11e; The Court Journal, 8 June 1911, p 668a.

Costume Supplier: The Morning Post, 26 May 1911, p 11e.

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: The Court Journal, 10 May 1912, p 638 (+ note, p 660).

Additional Information: -

Acknowledgements: -

1. "Gown of gold and white broché trimmed with embroidery in topazes and diamonds. Train of deep cream satin trimmed with tulle and red and silver roses" (see: The Morning Post, 26 May 1911, p 11e).