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MEIKLEJOHN, LADY
Neg. No: (GP) 2360A
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 25-05-1900

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Sitter: Lady Meiklejohn, née Maud Louisa Hamilton Beamish ( ).

Biog: Daughter of Rear-Adm. Henry Hamilton Beamish; m. (1893) Maj.-Gen. Sir William Hope Meiklejohn.

Date: 25 May 1900.

Occasion: The Drawing Room, 25 May 1900: presented by Mrs. N.G. Philips.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress:

"Charming gown of rich ivory satin of exquisite design, trimmed with novelty chiffon and pearls of great beauty; train of the richest brocaded blue satin, bearing clusters of choice Eglantine roses and ostrich plumes" (see: The Court Journal, 26 May 1900, p 774c).

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: -

Jewellery: Diamonds.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop x 2

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage, 1915 ed., section: Knightage.

Occasion: The Times, 26 May 1900, p 10b.

Costume: The Court Journal, 26 May 1900, p 774c; The Queen, 2 June 1900, p 896b.

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: -

Jewellery: The Court Journal, 26 May 1900, p 774c.

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