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7 April 1931 (photographed)

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20thC; Hoyningen-Huene, George, Miss Lee Miller, 1931 (Lee Miller wearing Froleuse evening dress by Patou, 7 April 1931).
  • Height: 25.4cm
  • Width: 20cm
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(7 August 1931, Coiffure Calou, Miss Lee Miller)
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Photography Centre 2018-20: Baron George Hoyningen-Huene (1900-68) Lee Miller wears dress by Patou 1931 Lee Miller (1907-77) straddled the worlds of fashion and photography. She was a successful model, artist's muse and a celebrated photographer in her own right, studying under the surrealist artist and photographer Man Ray. Miller posed many times for Hoyningen-Huene, the chief of photography at French Vogue. In this image she wears the 'Frôleuse' dress by French designer Jean Patou. Gelatin silver print Museum no. PH.104-1984 The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund and Art Fund
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