Neg. No: (GP) 8416
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 10-06-1920

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Sitter: The Hon. Mrs. T.H.R. Plumer, later Monica, Viscountess Plumer, née (Anne) Monica Georgiana Tempest-Hicks (d. 1963).

Biog: Daughter of Brig.-Gen. Henry Tempest-Hicks; m. (1919) Thomas Hall Rokeby Plumer, 2nd Viscount Plumer.

Date: 10 June 1920.

Occasion: The Court, 10 June 1920: presented, on her marriage, by her mother, Mrs. Tempest-Hicks.

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

Descr: TQL seated.

Costume: Court dress:

"A tunic gown of white tulle embroidered with crystal and silver and edged with old family lace" (see: The Times, 11 June 1920, p 20d).

Costume Supplier: Reville.

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; Rococo highbacked armchair.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 5.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Times, 6 May 1963, p 16c.

Occasion: The Times, 12 June 1920, p 18f.

Costume: The Times, 11 June 1920, p 20d; The Court Journal, 18 June 1920, p 324a.

Costume Supplier: The Times, 11 June 1920, p 20d.

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: -