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Neg. No: 3369
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 11-8-1902[ck]

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Sitter: Sophia Nicholaievna, Countess de Torby (1868-1927), daughter of Prince Nicholas William of Nassau; m. (1891) (morganatically) H.I.H. Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovitch of Russia.

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Date: 11 August 1902.

Occasion: The Coronation of King Edward VII, 9 August 1902.

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

Descr: FL.

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Orders, Decorations & Medals: King Edward VII Coronation Medal 1902.

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Hugh Montgomery Massingberd ed., Burke's Royal Families of the World, Vol 1, London, 1977, pp. 472a & 241b; The Times, 9 April, 1891, p. 5d; The Times, 16 September 1927, p. 13e & 17 September, p. 12a; Baroness de Stoeckl, Not all Vanity, London, 1950; Baroness de Stoeckl, My Dear Marquis, London, 1952; David Chavchavadze, The Grand Dukes, USA, 1990.

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Orders, Decorations & Medals: Spink's Standard Catalogue of British Orders, Decorations and Medals, London, 1990, pp. 148-9; Lieut. Colonel Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977.

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Reproduced: The Car, 4 February 1902, p 359; Madame, 8 August 1903, p 263; The Lady's Pictorial, 7 March 1903, front page; The Ladies' Field, 14 February 1903, front page; Madame, 6 August, 1904, p 253; A.C. Fox-Davies, ed., Their Majesties' Court 1906, London, 1907, plate 424; The Gentlewoman, 25 April 1914, p 565; (version with Grand Duke Michael) Julius Bryant, The Iveagh Bequest: Kenwood, English Heritage, 1990, p 67.

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