click here to retun to opening page

click to load Court Dress thumbnails

Neg. No: (SF) L 121224
Neg. Size: 8½ x 6½
Neg. Date: 30-05-1926

copyright V&A

Sitter: Hon. Sir (Robert) Archdale Parkhill (1879-1947).

copyright V&A

Biog: Australian Statesman; K.C.M.G. (cr. 1936).

Date: 30 May 1926.

Occasion: The Levée, 31 May 1926: presented by the Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph Cook.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Velvet Court Dress (New Style).

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: retouched clamp visible behind the sitter.

No of poses: 1.

Copyright: V&A

All images on this site are copyright V&A. For further information on using or requesting copies of any images
please contact the V&A Picture Library: including the URL of the relevant page

Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Who's Who.

Occasion: The Times, 1 June 1926, p 7e.

Costume: Herbert A.P. Trendell (ed.), Dress and Insignia Worn at His Majesty's Court, London, 1921.

Reproduced: -

Additional Information: -

Acknowledgements: -