ST. GERMANS, LADY
Neg. No: (GP) (L) 6982
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 26-06-1911

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Sitter: Emily, Countess of St. Germans, née Labouchere (d. 1933).

Biog: Youngest daughter and co-heir of 1st and last Baron Taunton; m(1881) 5th Earl of St. Germans..

Date: 26 June 1911.

Image published in Cool, published by The Fan Museum, Greenwich

 

Occasion: The Coronation of George V, 23 June 1911.

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

Descr: FL: standing.

Costume: Peeress's robes.

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: In this only extant negative of the Countess of St. Germans, her neck and teeth have been much worked on by the retouchers. The waist and hips have been sculpted in order to make their outline perceptible against the dark lining of the train. [RH]

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

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Biog: Burke's Peerage.

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