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Neg. No: (GP) L 9114
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 10-06-1926

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Sitter: Lady Waterlow, née Adelaide Hay Gordon (d. 1957).

Biog: Younger daughter of Thomas Gordon, of Grosvenor Street, Edinburgh; m (1904) Sir William Alfred Waterlow, K.B.E. (cr. 1919), 1st Bt. (cr. 1930), Lord Mayor of London (1929-30).

Date: 10 June 1926.

Occasion: The Court, 10 June 1926: presented Miss Mary Collins.

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Court dress: "Wonderfully embroidered black net gown, the corsage covered entirely with a silver tracery design, and the double scalloped tunic enriched with silver and pearls. Manteau de cour of black salome velvet with handsome embroidered motifs" (The Morning Post, 11 June 1926, p 15d).

Costume Supplier: The Misses F. and I. Wilson, 51 Grosvenor Street, London.

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop. 

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London, W.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989. 


Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Times, 5 June 1957, p 14f.

Occasion: The Times, 11 June 1926, p 19b & 12 June 1926, p 16d.

Costume: The Times, 11 June 1926, p 19e; The Morning Post, 11 June 1926, p 15d.

Costume Supplier: The Morning Post, 11 June 1926, p 15d.

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: -


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