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ABERDEEN, EARL OF
Neg. No: 2596

Neg. Size: 15"x12"

Neg. Date: 18-02-1901

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Sitter: John Campbell Gordon, 1st Marquis of Aberdeen and Temair (1847-1934), when 7th Earl of Aberdeen.

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Biog: Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland 1886 & 1905-15; Governor-General of Canada 1893-1898.

Date: 18 February 1901.

Occasion: -

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179, New Bond Street, London.

Descr: TQL standing

Costume: Full Dress, Civil Uniform (1st Class), with mourning band.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Collar and Badge of Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Michael and St. George [G.C.M.G cr. 25 May 1895]; neck badge, Grand Master's Badge of the Order of St. Patrick; replica Grand Master's star of the Order of St Patrick; Queen Victoria's Jubilee Medal (ribbon partially visible).

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2.

Condition: Broken.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Dictionary of National Biography; Burke's Peerage; The Complete Peerage, Alan Sutton, 1987; Who's Who; The Times, 8 March 1934, p 18a.

Occasion: -

Costume: H. Graham Bennet, ed, Dress Worn by Gentlemen at His Majesty's Court and on Occasions of Ceremony, London, 1903.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (G.C.M.G.) Burke's Peerage. (Neck badge & replica Grand Master's star of St. Patrick) Peter Galloway, The Most Illustrious Order of St Patrick, Chichester, 1983. (Queen Victoria's Jubilee Medal) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977.

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