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Neg No: GP 7971 CK G/L
Neg. Size: 12"x15"
Neg. Date: 11-3-1921

Subject: Archibald Campbell, 4th Baron Blythswood, HRH The Prince of Wales and others at Blythswood House, Renfrewshire.

Sitters: (left to right)

Front row:

(1) Miss Viola Meeking.
(2) Miss Speir.
(3) Archibald Campbell, 4th Baron Blythswood (1870-1929).
(4) HRH Prince of Wales, later Duke of Windsor (1894-1972).
(5) Evelyn, Baroness Blythswood, née Fletcher ( ); m. (1895) 4th Baron Blythswood.
(6) Rear-Admiral Sir Lionel Halsey (later Admiral) (1872-1949), Comptroller and Treasurer to the Prince of Wales 1920-1936

2nd row:

(7) Lieut. P. Llewellyn (Welsh Guards), later (?).
(8) Mrs William Hodge Coats, (formerly Mrs B.E.M. Kerr).
(9) William Hodge Coats (1866-1928); Deputy Lieutenant, County Renfrew; Chairman J. & P. Coats Ltd.
(10) Hon. Olive Campbell, later Hon. Mrs Laurence Paul Methuen-Campbell (d. 1940); daughter of 4th Baron Blythswood; m. (1927) Hon. Lawrence Paul Methuen.(1)
(11) Thomas Coats, 2nd Baron Glentanar (1894-1971).

Date: 8-10 March 1921.

Occasion: Luncheon party for the Prince of Wales, guest at Blythswood House during the Royal visit to Glasgow, 8-10 March 1921.

Location: Blythswood House, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

Descr: FL group, exterior.

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd.

No of poses: 1 (see also neg, no. G. 7970)

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: (Prince of Wales) Dictionary of National Biography; Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd ed., Burke's Royal Families of the World, Vol 1, London, 1977, p 311-12; (Others) Burke's Peerage; L.G. Pine, The New Exinct Peerage 1884-1971, London, 1972; Who's Who; The Tatler, 23 March 1921, p 382; The Scots Pictorial, 3 February 1923, p 103.

Occasion: The Times, especially 7 March 1921, p 12 & 12 March 1921, p 13a.

Reproduced: The Bystander, 23 March 1921, p 628; The Tatler, 23 March 1921, p 382; The Gentlewoman, 26 March 1921, p 443.

1. "He assumed the additional surname of 'Campbell' after 'Methuen' but discontinued same by Deed Poll, June 1969." (Burke's Peerage).