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NEUMANN, L.
Neg. No: GP (L) 1352B
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 03-07-1897

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Sitter: Ludwig Neumann (1859-1934).

Biog: 3rd son of Gustav Neumann of Fuerth, Bavaria, and brother of Sir Sigismund Neumann (later Newman), 1st Bt.

Role: 'Le Duc de Joyeuse, time Henri III'.(1)

Date: 3 July 1897.

Occasion: The Devonshire House Ball, 2 July 1897.

Location: Devonshire House, Piccadilly, London, W.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: -

Costume Supplier: -

Orders, Decorations & Medals: -

Furniture & Props: Backdrop, painted to suggest the garden statuary; studio Persian rug. 

Photographer: The firm of J. Lafayette, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2 [see also neg no 1352].

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989. 

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Times, 20 August 1934, p 12.

Role: Devonshire House Fancy Dress Ball, July 2 1897: A Collection of Portraits in Costume of Some of the Guests, privately printed, 1899, p 249 (National Portrait Gallery Archives).

Occasion: Sophia Murphy, The Duchess of Devonshire's Ball, London, 1984; (listed as present) The Times, 3 July 1897, p 12d.

Costume: -

Costume Supplier: -

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Dr. Hoefer ed, Nouvelle Biographie Générale, Paris, 1858.

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 249. (National Portrait Gallery Archives).

Acknowledgements: -

1. Anne, Duc de Joyeuse (1561-1587); Admiral of France and favourite of King Henri III (Dr. Hoefer ed, Nouvelle Biographie Générale, Paris, 1858).