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ABERDEEN, EARL OF
Neg. No: 3433 A
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 12-9-1902

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

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

Date: 12 September 1902.

Occasion: The Coronation of King Edward VII, 9 August 1902.

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

Descr: FL, standing, with coronet.

Costume: Peer's Robes over Full Dress, Civil Uniform.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Collar and Badge of 'The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George', cr. Knight Grand Cross (G.C.M.G.), 25 May 1895. Neck badges: Grand Master's Badge of 'The Most Illustrious Order of St. Patrick' & badge of 'The Most Illustrious 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: 1

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Earl of Aberdeen 1902
Marchioness of Aberdeen 1902

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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, "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 badges) 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.

Reproduced: A.C. Fox-Davies, ed., Their Majesties' Court 1906, London, 1907, plate 11.

Acknowlegements: -