Sitter: Lady Tata, née Mehrbai Bhabha (d. 1931). [India
Image published in The Lafayette Studio
Biog: C.B.E. (cr. 30-12-1919); daughter of H.J. Bhabha; m. (1898) Sir Dorabji Jamsetji Tata, Kt. (cr. 1910), J.P., Chairman of Tata, Sons, Limited and the Tata Companies.
Date: [27 June 1924].
Occasion: Summoned to the Court, 27 June 1924.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.
Descr: FL standing.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: Badge of the Order of The British Empire.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; stool.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 1.
NB Portrait by Sir John Lavery appears to be based on this image:
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Biog: The Book of Knights of the British Empire , Dod's Peerage Ltd, London 1915
Occasion: The Times, 28 June 1924, p 17b.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: A. Winton Thorpe, ed., Handbook to The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, (facsimile edition), London, 1988.
Additional Information: -
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