click here to retun to opening page

SMILEY, LADY
Neg. No: 6861A
Neg. Size: 15"X12"
Neg. Date: 24-05-1911

copyright V&A

Sitter: Lady Valerie Smiley, née Champion de Crespigny (d.1978).

Biog: Youngest daughter of Sir Claude Champion de Crespigny, 4th Bt.; m. (1903) Sir John Smiley, 2nd Bt. (1876-1930).

Date: 24 May 1911.

Occasion: The Court, 24 May 1911: presented by the Marchioness of Donegall.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: -

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: -

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; Jacobean style armchair; Louis XV style giltwood footstool.

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

Copyright: V&A

All images on this site are copyright V&A. For further information on using or requesting copies of any images
please contact the V&A Picture Library: vaimages@vam.ac.uk including the URL of the relevant page

Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage.

Occasion: The Times, 26 May 1911, p 7f.

Costume: -

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: -

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: -

Additional Information: -

Acknowledgements: -