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WALDEGRAVE, COUNTESS
Neg. No: 3322
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 7-8-1902

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Sitter: Mary Dorothea, Countess Waldegrave (1850-1933), née Palmer.

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Biog: D.B.E. 1918; daughter of 1st Earl of Selborne; m. (1874) 9th Earl Waldegrave.

Date: 7 August 1902.

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

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Coronation robes of a Countess.

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

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No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; G.E.C. (G.E. Cokayne) et al, ed., The Complete Peerage, (new edition), Gloucester, 1987; A. Winton Thorpe ed., Handbook to The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire 1921, (facsimile edition), London, 1988, p 529; The Times, 10 November 1933, p 16e.

Occasion: J.E.C. Bodley, The Coronation of Edward the Seventh: A Chapter of European and Imperial History, London, 1903, p 364, (Lists of Persons Present at or who were invited by the King's Command, to the Coronation of Their Majesties King Edward VII, and Queen Alexandra etc.)

Costume: H. Farnham Burke, C.V., Somerset Herald, The Historical Record of the Coronation of their Most Excellent Majesties King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra etc., privately printed, London, 1904, (British Library), pp 7-8 (The Earl Marshal's Order Concerning the Robes, Coronets etc. which are to be worn by the Peeresses at the Coronation of their Most Sacred Majesties King Edward VII. and Queen Alexandra.)

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Reproduced: (Version) A.C. Fox-Davies, ed., Their Majesties' Court 1906, London, 1907, plate 35.

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