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Neg. No: 2685a
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 14-05-1901

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Sitter: Miss Janet Steer ( ).

Miss Janet Steer

Biog: Actress; Daughter of C. Steer, Judge Supreme Court, Calcutta.

Role: Marie Antoinette.

Date: 14 May 1901.

Occasion: A play "The Queen's Double" produced by Miss J. Steer at the Garrick Theatre and opened on 27 April 1901.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: XVIII-century gown

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: Messrs. Russell & Allan. Wigs by Clarkson, 44 & 45 Wellington Street, Strand, London WC.

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; French settee.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 4

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: The Era, 4 May 1901, p 12;

Role: The Era, 4 May 1901, p 11; Lady's Pictorial, 4 May 1901, p 820.

Occasion: Play programme (production file at Theatre Museum); The Era, 4 May 1901, p 11.

Costume: -

Costume Designer: -

Costume Supplier: Play programme (production file at Theatre Museum).

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: -

Additional Information: Miss Janet Steer played also the part of Leonie De Mericourt (see: The Era, 4 May 1901, p 11). Other characters' costumes in this production were by Messers L & H Nathan & J.A. Harrison & Co. Ltd.

Acknowledgements: -