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WATERLOW, MISS
Neg. No: GP (L) 1640
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 11-03-1898

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Sitter: Margery Waterlow (1881-1970), daughter of George Sidney Waterlow and Charlotte Elizabeth, née Beauchamp; m (1909) Lt.-Colonel John Herbert Norton (1879-1963). They had issue and lived at West Lodge, Wickham, Hants, in the 1950s.

copyright V&A. "...charmingly attired in white. The skirt and bodice were trimmed with frills of pleated chiffon edged with satin, and the train was of white satin, with a cluster of lilies of the valley and trails of ivy on it. A trail of ivy, catching in clusters of lilies was placed right across the bodice..."

Biog: Granddaughter of Sir Sydney Waterlow.

Date: 11 March 1898.

Occasion: The Drawing Room, 11 March 1898: presented by Lady M'Gregor.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress: "...charmingly attired in white. The skirt and bodice were trimmed with frills of pleated chiffon edged with satin, and the train was of white satin, with a cluster of lilies of the valley and trails of ivy on it. A trail of ivy, catching in clusters of lilies was placed right across the bodice..." (see: The Daily Telegraph, 12 March 1898, p 5b).

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; painted column.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 3 (see also neg nos 1640A and 1641A).

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: -

Occasion: The Times, 12 March 1898, p 10b.

Costume: The Daily News, 12 March 1898, p 6d; The Daily Telegraph, 12 March 1898, p 5b; The Gentlewoman, 19 March 1898, p 366c; The Queen, 19 march 1898, p 500c; The Ladies' Field, 26 March 1898, pp 53b-54a.

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Reproduced: (version) Lady's Pictorial, 19 March 1898, p 374; (version) The Sketch, 23 March 1898, p 377.

Additional Information: Biographical information supplied by Mitchell Owens