Sitter: Violet Ida Evelyn, Countess of Powis & [in own right] 16th Baroness Darcy de Knayth (1865-1929).
Biog: Daughter & co-heiress of 12th Baron Conyers; m. (1890) 4th Earl of Powis.
Date: 23 July 1902.
Occasion: The Coronation of King Edward VII, 9 August 1902.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179, New Bond Street, London, W.
Descr: TQL seated.
Costume: Peeress's robe.
Costume Supplier: Mrs Shelvey, 54 Grosvenor Street, London, W.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; Jacobean style studio chair.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 1. (1 glass copy negative & 1 film copy negative extant).
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Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Complete Peerage; Who's Who (see Darcy de Knayth); The Times....
Costume: The Observer, 10 August 1902, p. 6f; The Standard, 11 August 1902, p. 7g; The Times, 11 August, p. 15c; The Court Journal, 16 August 1902, p.14a; Madame, 16 August 1902, p. 328a; The Queen, 16 August 1902, p.257b.
Costume Supplier: The Court Journal, 16 August 1902, p.14a.
Reproduced: (cropped version) The Throne, 18 August 1906, p.8.