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Pre 1897 thumbnails
Neg. No: 2693
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 15-08-1900

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Sitter: Miss Vanderbilt Wackerman (stage name) ( ).

Miss Vanderbilt Wackerman

Biog: Actress.

Role: "Mrs Vanderbilt Wackerman is the daughter of an American father and a Scots mother. For the last two years she has made London her home, where she is a very familiar figure in artistic circles. In the masque at the Guildhall last year Miss Wackerman appeared as Athene, a part for which her Greek type of beautify peculiarly fitted her." (The Tatler, 24 July 1901, p 159)

Date: 15 August 1900.

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

Descr: HL sitting.

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 4.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


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Reproduced: The Tatler, 24 July 1901, p 159.

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