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Neg. No: GP (L) 1499b
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 27-07-1897

copyright V&A

Sitter: Hon. Constance (Evelyn Villiers) Russell (1872-1942).

Hon. Constance (Evelyn Villiers) Russell (1872-1942)

Biog: Eldest daughter of Odo William Russell, 1st Baron Ampthill.

Role: ‘Bouquetiere, period Louis XV’.

Date: 27 June 1897.

Occasion: The Devonshire House Ball, 2 July 1897.

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179, New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: TQL standing.

Costume: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; studio balustrade.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: Retouching work on sitter’s arm visible.

No of poses: 2 [see also neg no 1499].

Copyright: V&A Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Burke's Peerage.

Role: The Gentlewoman, 10 July 1897, p 57a.

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

Costume: -

Reproduced: -