Sitter: Montagu William Lowry-Corry, 1st and last Baron Rowton (1838-1903).
Biog: Private Secretary to Benjamin Disraeli and philanthropist.
Role: 'Archbishop of Canterbury in the Elizabethan Procession.'
Date: 28 August 1897.
Occasion: The Devonshire House Ball, 2 July 1897.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Descr: TQL seated.
Costume Supplier: -
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; Jacobean style studio chair.
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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Biog: Dictionary of National Biography; Burke's Peerage; The Complete Peerage; Who's Who; The Times, 10 November 1903, p 14a.
Role: (Archbishop of Canterbury, Elizabethan Procession) Devonshire House Fancy Dress Ball, July 2 1897: A Collection of Portraits in Costume of Some of the Guests, privately printed, 1899, p 72, (National Portrait Gallery Archives). See also The Daily Telegraph, 3 July 1897, p 10b; The Morning Post, 3 July 1897, p 7f; The Gentlewoman, 10 July 1897, p 48c; Lady's Pictorial, 10 July 1897, p 70b; The Queen, 10 July 1897, p 76b; The Sketch, 14 July 1897, p 484b. (Archbishop Cramner) [ck Murphy] (Archbishop Farrer) The Westminster Gazette, 3 July 1897, p 5b; The Times, 3 July 1897, p 12a; (Archbishop Parker) The Times, 3 July 1897, p 12 b. (Archbishop) Vanity Fair, 8 July 1897, p 27b.
Occasion: Sophia Murphy, The Duchess of Devonshire's Ball, London, 1984.
Costume: Lady's Pictorial, 10 July 1897, p 70b.
Costume Supplier: -
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 72, (National Portrait Gallery Archives);
Additional Information: For illustration of Lord Rowton in costume at 'Lady Tweedmouth's Costume Dinner Party at Brook House' before the ball see The Illustrated London News, 10 July 1897, p 47.