Neg. No: (GP) 6205
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 24-06-1920
Sitter: Mary, Viscountess Sidmouth, née Mary Murdoch Johnstone (d. 1983).
Biog: Daughter of Sir Donald Campbell Johnstone; m. (1915) Gerald William Addington, 5th Viscount Sidmouth.
Date: 24 June 1920.
Occasion: The Court, 24 June 1920: presented by Mrs. J.E.H. Balfour.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Descr: FL standing.
Costume: Court dress: "Gown in soft sky blue and gold brocade with panniers on the hips and an impiecement of diamonds and diamond chains and a diamond tiara" (see: The Times, 25 June 1920, p 20d).
Costume Supplier: Jay's.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; Rococo highbacked armchair.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 1.
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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.
Biog: Burke's Peerage.
Occasion: The Times, 26 June 1920, p 10c.
Costume: The Court Journal, 18 June 1920, p 322a; The Times, 25 June 1920, p 20d.
Costume Supplier: The Times, 25 June 1920, p 20d.
Reproduced: (version) The Gentlewoman, 10 July 1920, p 49; The Queen, 17 July 1920, front page.