Photographer: The firm of J. Lafayette, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 1.
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Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Times, 19 August 1922, p. 9.
Occasion: Sophia Murphy, The Duchess of Devonshire's Ball, London, 1984.
Role and Costume: Pall Mall Gazette, 3 July 1897, p 7b; Truth, 8 July 1897, p 108a; The Court Circular, 10 July 1897, p 625a; The Gentlewoman, 10 July 1897, p 56b & p 55 (line drawing); Lady's Pictorial, 10 July 1897, p 42 (drawing, back view); The Queen, 10 July 1897, p 75 (line drawing).
Costume Supplier: The Queen, 10 July 1897, p 75; (fan) The Queen, 10 July 1897, p 76a.
Photography: The Daily Telegraph, 3 July 1897, p 9f; Black & White, 10 July 1897, p 38b.
Reproduced: Devonshire House Fancy Dress Ball, July 2 1897: A Collection of Portraits in Costume of Some of the Guests, privately printed, 1899, p 156 (National Portrait Gallery Archives).
1. Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia (1596-1662); eldest daughter of King James I of England; m. (1613) King Frederick I of Bohemia (also Frederick V, Elector Palatine).