READ, LADY
Neg. No: 9201
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 01-07-1924

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Sitter: Lady Read, née Violet K. MacLachlan ( ).

Biog: Younger daughter of Major Duncan MacLachlan; m. (1905) Sir Herbert James Read, Governor of Mauritius 1924-30.

Date: 1 July 1924.

Occasion: The Court, 27 June 1924: presented by the Hon. Mrs. Eric Long.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress:

"A gown of white georgette with tunic of silver embroidery, and a train of silver lame with embroideries to match those upon the dress" (see: The Times, 28 June 1924, p 17c).

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; giltwood stool.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: Edge of backdrop visible.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

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Biog: -

Occasion: The Times, 30 June 1924, p 20b.

Costume: The Times, 28 June 1924, p 17c.

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