Sitter: Possibly Madame Panaghi Vagliano, née Catherine Vegdatopoulo, m (?) Panaghi Vagliano, Greek shipping magnate
Date: 3 March 1899.
Occasion: The Court, 3 March 1899: presented by Dowager Countess De La Warr.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Descr: FL standing.
Costume: Court dress:
Costume Supplier: Miss Agnes Bell, 70 Grosvenor Street, London.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 1.
Copyright: V&A Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.
Biog: Sturdza, Grandes familles d'Albanie, de Grèce et de Constantinople, Paris, 1983
Occasion: The Times, 4 March 1899, p 10b.
Costume: The Court Journal, 11 March 1899, pp 404a & 414b-c; The Queen, 11 March 1899, pp 413a & 416a.
Costume Supplier: The Queen, 11 March 1899, p 416a.
Reproduced: Madame, 18 March 1899, p 572 [version].
Additional Information: By the Queen's command the Court changed the mourning for the late Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha on the 23rd of February, 1899 and went out of mourning on the 9th of March, 1899 [see: The Queen, 18 February 1899, p 279].
Acknowledgements: Antoine Gautier