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Neg. No: (GP) (L) 1590A
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 26-11-1897

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, W.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Knight Templar's robes.

Costume Supplier: J. Simmons & Son(s) [ck], 35 Haymarket, London W.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop and floor-cloth.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 3.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Complete Peerage; 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: -

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).

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