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BADEN-POWELL, BARON
Neg. No: (GP) (L?) 4725
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 11-04-1905

Sitter: Major-General, later Lieutenant-General Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (1857-1941).

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Biog: Hero of Mafeking and Founder of the Boy Scout and Girl Guide Movement; Major-General 1900; Inspector General of South African constabulary, 1900-1903; Inspector General of Cavalry, 1903-1907; Lieutenant General 1907; retired 1910.

Date: 11 April 1905.

Occasion: -

Location: -

Descr: FL standing, by mounting steps.

Costume: Undress uniform, Major General.

Orders, Decorations & Medals (ribbons only): Order of the Bath [C.B. cr. 1900]; Ashanti Star 1895-1896; British South Africa Company's Medal 1890-1897; Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902; King's South Africa Medal 1901-1902.

Furniture & Props: -

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London (?)

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Dictionary of National Biography; Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Army List, 1905; The Times, 9 January 1941, p 9c.

Occasion: -

Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1900.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Order of the Bath) Burke's Peerage; (Others) E. C. Joslin, A. R. Litherland, B.T. Simpkin, British Battles and Medals, London, 1988.

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Acknowledgements: (Orders etc.) David Bownes