Sitter: Frederic Glyn, 4th Baron Wolverton (1864-1932).
Biog: Senior Managing-Partner of the private banking house of Glyn, Mills, Currie & Co; soldier; courtier & sportsman.
Role: Richard Coeur de Lion.
Date: 26 November 1897.
Occasion: The Devonshire House Ball, 2 July 1897.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London.
Descr: FL standing.
Costume: Knight Templar's robes.
Costume Supplier: J. Simmons & Son, 35 Haymarket, London W.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop and floor-cloth.
Photographer: Lafayette, 179 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 3.
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Biog: Burke's Peerage; G.E.C. (G.E. Cokayne) et al, ed., The Complete Peerage, (new edition), Gloucester, 1987; The Times, 4 October 1932, p 19b.
Role: The Daily Graphic, 3 July 1897, p 13b; The Morning Post, 3 July 1897, p 5a; The Gentlewoman, 10 July 1897, p 50a; The Queen, 10 July 1897, p 76c.
Occasion: Sophia Murphy, The Duchess of Devonshire's Ball, London, 1984.
Costume Supplier: The Daily Graphic, 3 July 1897, p 13b.
Reproduced: Devonshire House Fancy Dress Ball, July 2 1897: A Collection of Portraits in Costume of Some of the Guests, privately printed, 1899, p 45, (National Portrait Gallery Archives).