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SOMERSET, DUCHESS OF
Neg. No: 2299C
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 13-03-1900

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Sitter: Susan (Margaret), Duchess of Somerset (d. 1936), née Mackinnon.

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Biog: Daughter of Charles MacKinnon; m. (1877) 15th Duke of Somerset.

Date: 13 March 1900.

Occasion: The Drawing Room, 13 March 1900: presented Mrs. Colin Mackenzie.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court Dress.

Costume Supplier: -

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Times, 31 January 1936, p 16d.

Occasion: The Times, 14 March 1900, p 12b.

Costume: The Court Journal, 17 March 1900, p 367a; The Queen, 17 March 1900, p 431c

Costume Supplier: -

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: The Lady, 22 March 1900, front page; Chic, 12 July 1902, front page; (version) The Sketch, 28 March 1900, p 431; A.C. Fox-Davies, ed., Their Majesties' Court 1906, London, 1907, plate 33.

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