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RODNEY, LADY
Neg. No: GP (L) 1390
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 03-07-1897

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Sitter: Corisande Evelyn Vere, Baroness Rodney (d. 1943), née Guest.

Biog: Daughter of 1st Baron Wimborne; m (1891) 7th Baron Rodney (div 1902).

Role: Queen Guinevere.

Date: 3 July 1897.

Occasion: The Devonshire House Ball, 2 July 1897.

Location: Devonshire House, Piccadilly, London, W.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: -

Costume Supplier: -

Furniture & Props: Backdrop, painted to suggest the garden statuary at Devonshire House. studio Persian rug.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2 [see also neg no 1390a].

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Lord Rodney 1897 Lady Rodney 1897

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage.

Role: Devonshire House Fancy Dress Ball, July 2 1897: A Collection of Portraits in Costume of Some of the Guests, privately printed, 1899, p 114, (National Portrait Gallery Archives).

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

Costume: -

Costume Supplier: -

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

Reproduced: (Version) Devonshire House Fancy Dress Ball, July 2 1897: A Collection of Portraits in Costume of Some of the Guests, privately printed, 1899, p 114, (National Portrait Gallery Archives);

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