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Title
Countess of Carlisle upon her arrival on the SS President Coolidge, Los Angeles, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
February 18, 1934
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Photographic portrait of the Bridget Helen Monckton, Countess of Carlisle, upon her arrival on the SS President Coolidge. The Countess is wearing a fur coat over a plaid wool dress, a hat, and pearls. Born Bridget Hore-Ruthven, 11th Lady Ruthven of Freeland, the she was later known as The Countess of Carlisle (1918-1947), Lady Monckton (1947-1957), The Viscountess Monckton of Brenchley (1957-1965), and The Dowager Viscountess Monckton of Brenchley (1965-1982).
This photograph was published with the article "Titled British Beauty Arrives." Los Angeles Times, 19 Feb. 1934: A1.
Text from negative sleeve: Carlisle, Countess of
Text from newspaper caption: Countess of Carlisle
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_1458
ark:/21198/zz002dbxds
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Nobility--United Kingdom
Arrivals & departures--British--California--Los Angeles
Monckton, Bridget Helen, the Dowager Viscountess Monckton of Benchley, 1896-1982
President Coolidge (Ocean liner)
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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