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Pre 1897 thumbnails
Neg. No: 3613 E

Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 3-11-1902

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Sitter: Liane de Pougy [alias] (1869-1950), née Anne-Marie Chassaigne, later Princess Georges Ghika.

Biog: French courtesan, actress and tertiary sister of the Domenican Order; m. (?) naval officer; m. ( ) Prince Georges Ghika of Rumania.

Date: 3 November 1902.

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

Descr: FL standing.

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

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No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: R. P. Pzewaski, preface to Liane de Pougy, My Blue Notebooks, ?, 1979; Arthur Marwick, Beauty in History, London, 1988; Arthur Gold & Robert Fizdale, The Divine Sarah: A Life of Sarah Bernhardt, New York 1991.

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Reproduced: (version) The Sketch, 14 January 1903, p 485.

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