RENWICK, LADY
Neg. No: 7941A
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 13-06-1923

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Sitter: Lady Federica Louisa Renwick, née Laing (d.1927).

[detail showing heavy retouching to shape of upper torso]

Biog: Daughter of Robert Laing, of Stirling, Scotland; m. (1897) Sir Harry (Benedetto) Renwick, 1st Bt. (cr. 1927), K.B.E. (cr. 1920).

Date: 13 June 1923.

Image published in Cool, published by The Fan Museum, Greenwich

Occasion: Presented her daughter, Miss Ella Renwick, at the Court, 13 June 1923.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress: "A gown of black Milanese net embroidered in diamanté and crystals, over black satin beauté with green and silver panels. A train of black velour embroidered in a design of birds of paradise and lined with jade green and silver brocade" (see: The Times, 14 June 1923, p 20d).

Costume Supplier: Mme. Gabbetis, 49 Manchester Street, London.

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; Louis XV style giltwood armchair.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 3.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage.

Occasion: The Times, 15 June 1923, p 20d.

Costume: The Daily Telegraph, 14 June 1923, p 7b; The Times, 14 June 1923, p 20d; The Court Journal, 22 June 1923, p 304b.

Costume Supplier: The Daily Telegraph, 14 June 1923, p 7b; The Times, 14 June 1923, p 20d.

Jewellery: -

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