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BATHO, SIR CHARLES & LADY
Neg. No: (SF) L 131274A
Neg. Size: 8½" x 6½"
Neg. Date: 09-11-1927

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Subject: Lord Mayor of London, with Lady Mayoress, Sheriffs and Ladies-in-Waiting.

Sitters:

(Lord Mayor of London) Sir Charles Albert Batho, 1st Bt. (1872-1938); Bt. (cr 1928); a ships store and export merchant; Lord Mayor of London (1927-28).

 

(Lady Mayoress) Lady Batho, née Bessie Parker (d. 1961); 4th daughter of Benjamin Parker, of Broadlands, Oulton Broad, Suffolk; m. (1897) Sir Charles Albert Batho, 1st Bt., Lord Mayor of London (1927-28).

 

(Sheriffs) Mr. Sheriff, later Sir Henry Edward Davenport (1866-1941); Kt. (cr 1929); Sheriff of City of London (1927-28).

Mr. Sheriff, later Sir Frederick Daniel Green (1869-1932); Kt. (cr 1928); shipowner; Sheriff of City of London (1927-28).

 

(Ladies-in-Waiting) Mrs. Henry Edward Davenport, later Lady Davenport, née Annie Frances Smith ( ); m. (1910), as his 2nd wife, Sir Henry Edward Davenport.

Mrs. Frederick Daniel Green, later Lady Green, née Helen Stewart ( ); daughter of Rev. John Murray Stewart of Stravon, Lanarkshire; m. (1922), as his 2nd wife, Sir Frederick Daniel Green.

 

Date: 9 November 1927.

Occasion: Lord Mayor's Show, 9 November 1927.

Location: The Mansion House, London.

Descr: FL.

Costume: (Lord Mayor) The Black Robe of State, trimmed with gold, over the Old Style of Velvet Court Dress; (Sheriffs) The State Robes over the Old Style of Velvet Court Dress; (Lady Mayoress & Ladies-in-Waiting) Court dresses.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Lord Mayor) The Chain and Jewel of Office; (Sheriffs) The Chains and Badges of Office.

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: -

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 3.

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References:

Biog: (Lord Mayor) Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; (Lady Mayoress) Burke's Peerage; The Times, 21 December 1961, p 12e; (Mr. Sheriff H.E. Davenport) Who's Who; (Mr. Sheriff F.D. Green) Who's Who.

Occasion: The Times, 9 November 1927, p 19a & 10 November 1927, p 10b.

Costume: (Lord Mayor & Sheriffs) Herbert A.P. Trendell, ed, Dress and Insignia Worn at His Majesty's Court, London, 1921.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Lord Mayor & Sheriffs) Herbert A.P. Trendell, ed, Dress and Insignia Worn at His Majesty's Court, London, 1921.

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