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Neg. No: (GP) L 8334
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: [27-06-1924]

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Sitter: Lady Tata, née Mehrbai Bhabha (d. 1931). [India

Lady Tata, née Mehrbai Bhabha (d. 1931)

Image published in The Lafayette Studio
and Princely India
, Roli Books, New Delhi

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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.

Costume: Sari.

Jewellery: -

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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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: The Book of Knights of the British Empire , Dod's Peerage Ltd, London 1915

Occasion: The Times, 28 June 1924, p 17b.

Costume: -

Jewellery: -

Orders, Decorations & Medals: A. Winton Thorpe, ed., Handbook to The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, (facsimile edition), London, 1988.

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Additional Information: -

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