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NORMANTON, COUNTESS OF
Neg. No: 3459.
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 21-8-1902

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Sitter: Caroline Susan Augusta, Countess of Normanton (1834-1915) née Barrington.

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Biog: Daughter of 6th Viscount Barrington; m. (1856) 3rd Earl of Normanton.

Date: 21 August 1902.

Occasion: The Coronation of King Edward VII, 9 August 1902.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Coronation robes of a Countess, skirt panel with 'fine old Brussels lace flouncing'.

Costume Supplier: Mrs Shelvey, 54 Grosvenor Street, London, W.

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Studio chair.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage;

Occasion: -

Costume: The Standard, 11 August 1902, p. 7g; see also The Court Journal, 16 August 1902, p. 14a.

Costume Supplier: The Court Journal, 16 August 1902, p. 24a.

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: -

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