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Peggy Hamilton modeling a Hortense hat with a wide brim and also wearing a suit jacket, wide cuffs embroidered with diminutive pompoms, and a choker-length beaded necklace Handwritten on edge of negative: L-12 Text from negative sleeve: 12-"Hortense" Hats. Peggy Hamilton. Paramount. Sept. 1931. Gene Richee Photo. Eugene Richee was a studio photographer who worked for Paramount Pictures from 1925 to 1935 and later worked for MGM and Warner Brothers. According to Hamilton's "Fashions" feature in the Los Angeles Times, October 18, 1931, pg. H3, Jean Lucas, president of the millinery business Hortense Inc., visited Los Angeles, in September 1931, to announce the opening his Los Angeles millinery salons. Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.