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ALTHORPE, VISCOUNT
Neg. No: (GP) 8736
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 18-10-1921

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Sitter: Albert Edward John Spencer, Viscount Althorpe, later 7th Earl Spencer (1892-1975).

Albert Edward John Spencer, Viscount Althorpe, later 7th Earl Spencer (1892-1975)

Albert Edward John Spencer, Viscount Althorpe, later 7th Earl Spencer (1892-1975)

Biog: Connoisseur and patron of the arts; Colonel in the Territorial Army, 4th Bn Northants Regt. and captain 1st Life Guards.

Date: 18 October 1921.

Occasion: -

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: TQL standing.

Costume: Levée Dress, Captain, 1st Life Guards.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: 1914-15 Star; British War medal 1914-20; Allied Victory medal 1914-19; Coronation medal, 1902.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; table.

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London.

Evidence of photographer at work:-

No of poses: 3.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Army List, 1921; The Times, 12 June 1975, p 20g.

Occasion: -

Costume: Dress Regulations for The Army, London, 1911.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Coronation medal) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977; (others) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.

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