AILESBURY, MARQUESS OF
Neg. No: 7001
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 22-06-1911

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Sitter: George William James Chandos Brundenell-Bruce, 6th Marquess of Ailesbury (1873-1961).

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Biog: Subaltern, 3rd (Militia) Battalion, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1887-1890; Major, Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry; Major, 1st County of London Yeomanry (Middlesex Yeomanry) 1903-1915; temporary Major, Royal Army Service Corps 1915-19.

Date: 22 June 1911.

Occasion: Coronation of King George V, 23 June 1911.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Peer's Robes over Full Dress uniform, Major, 1st County of London Yeomanry.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: The Distinguished Service Order (London Gazette, 27 September 1901); Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902, with 4 clasps.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; garden stone parapet.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: Light visible in a top right corner.

No of poses: 3.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Army List, 1900; The Times, 7 August 1961, p 10e.

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Costume: (Peer's Robes) Herbert A.P. Trendell, ed, Dress Worn at His Majesty's Court, London, 1908.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (The Distinguished Service Order) Sir O'Moore Creagh, and E.M. Humphris, The Distinguished Service Order 1886-1923, (facsimile edition), London, 1978; (Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.

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