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POULETT, COUNTESS
Neg. No: (GP) 7021
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 22-06-1911

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Sitter: Sylvia Lilian, Countess Poulett, ne้ Storey (d. 1947).

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Biog: Daughter of Fred Storey; 'eccentric dancer' at the Gaiety; m. (1908) 7th Earl Poulett.

Date: 22 June 1911.

Occasion: Coronation of King George V, 22 June 1911.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Peeress's robe; white satin gown with petticoat of Limerick lace.

Costume Supplier: Reville and Rossiter Ltd.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 4.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Times, c. 20 July 1947, p [ck];

Occasion: -

Costume: The Daily Telegraph, 23 June 1911, p 11b; The Morning Post, 23 June 1911, p 10b; The Court Journal, 6 July 1911, p 12.

Costume Supplier: The Court Journal, 6 July 1911, p 12.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: -

Reproduced: -

Acknowledgements: -