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RODNEY, LORD
Neg. No: GP (L) 1364
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 03-07-1897

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Sitter: George Bridges Harley Dennett Rodney, 7th Baron Rodney (1857-1909).

Biog: Army officer and Conservative peer.

Role: King Arthur of the Round Table.

Date: 3 July 1897.

Occasion: The Devonshire House Ball, 2 July 1897.

Location: Devonshire House, Piccadilly, London, W.

Descr: FL standing.

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop with 'baronial fireplace'; studio Persian rug.

Photographer: The firm of J. Lafayette, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Complete Peerage; The Times, 30 December 1909, p 9b.

Role: Devonshire House Fancy Dress Ball, July 2 1897: A Collection of Portraits in Costume of Some of the Guests, privately printed, 1899, p 115 (National Portrait Gallery Archives); The Queen, 10 July 1897, p 76c.

Occasion: Sophia Murphy, The Duchess of Devonshire's Ball, London, 1984.

Costume: -

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Photographer: The Daily Telegraph, 3 July 1897, p 9f; Black & White, 10 July 1897, p 38b.

Reproduced: Devonshire House Fancy Dress Ball, July 2 1897: A Collection of Portraits in Costume of Some of the Guests, privately printed, 1899, p 115, (National Portrait Gallery Archives).

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