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MITSUI, MRS.
Neg. No: (GP) L 9851A
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 09-06-1926

 

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Sitter: Madame Tatakimi Mitsui (    ).

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Biog: -

Date: 9 June 1926.

Occasion: The Court, 9 June 1926: presented by the Marchesa de Merry del Val.

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress: "Richly hand-embroidered princess gown in a lovely shade of shell-pink lucette. The skirt formed panels handsomely embroidered in a design of large open marguerites in dull and bright bugles; the same embroideries were carried out in a similar design on the bodice. The square train tapered to a point on either shoulder, and was bordered with the dull and bright marguerites in bugles" (The Morning Post, 10 June 1926, p 16e).

Costume Supplier: Jay's, Limited, Regent Street.

Jewellery: A diamond tiara and ornaments.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 6.

Copyright: V&A Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: -

Occasion: The Morning Post, 11 June 1926, p 16f.

Costume: The Times, 10 June 1926, p 21c; The Morning Post, 10 June 1926, p 16e.

Costume Supplier: The Times, 10 June 1926, p 21c; The Morning Post, 10 June 1926, p 16e.

Jewellery: The Times, 10 June 1926, p 21c; The Morning Post, 10 June 1926, p 16e.

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