Pre 1897 thumbnails

 
WARING, LADY
Neg. No: GP (L) 1727
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 13-05-1898

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Sitter: Lady Louisa Rosamund Waring, formely Mrs. H.J. Graham-Waffington, née (?) ( ).

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  Sitter: Lady Waring 1898

Biog: Widow of Mr H.J. Graham-Waffington; m 2ndly (1897), as his 2nd wife, Sir Henry John Waring (Kt 1891), Mayor of Plymouth 1887-90, Governor of the Imperial Institute (1817-1903).

Date: 13 May 1898.

Occasion: The Court, 13 May 1898: presented, on her marriage, by Hon Mrs R. Monck.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress:

A gown of white satin, the front of petticoat and corsage embroidered in a graceful design of mauve orchids and foliage in raised chenille. Train in deeper shade of mauve velvet, arranged from both shoulders, and trimmed with old point de Flanders and sprays of orchids. (see: Lady's Pictorial, 21 May 1898, p 746).

Costume Designer & Supplier: Messrs. Russell and Allen, Old Bond Street, London, W.

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Rococo-style painted backdrop; studio Jacobean-revival mock staircase.

 

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

Copyright: V&A Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

 

 

References:

Biog: Burkees' Peerage of 1898.

Occasion: The Times, 14 May 1899, p 9d.

Costume: The Court Circular, 21 May 1898, p 438a; The Gentlewoman, 21 May 1898, p 722a; Lady's Pictorial, 21 May 1898, p 746; The Ladies' Field, 28 May 1898, p 495.

Costume Designer: Lady's Pictorial, 21 May 1898, p 746.

Costume Supplier: The Court Circular, 21 May 1898, p 438a; Lady's Pictorial, 21 May 1898, p 746.

 

Jewellery: -

 

Reproduced: The Ladies' Field, 28 May 1898, p 495; (cropped) Lady's Pictorial, 21 May 1898, p 748.

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