BRANCO, CMDR F.A.
Neg. No: (GP) 8426
Neg. Size: 12"x15"
Neg. Date: 10-06-1920
 

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Sitters:
(Far right) Commander F. Branco, Naval Attaché at the Portuguese Embassy in London (c.1920 until 1923)
(4th from left) Senhor O.G. Potier, Commercial Counsellor and Consul General at the Portuguese Embassy in London (post 1914 until 1925)
(3rd from left) Colonel A.I. Ferraz D.S.O., Military Attaché at the Portuguese Embassy in London (c.1920-1923)
Madame Branco
Madame Potier

Date: 10 June 1920.

Occasion: The Court - Diplomatic Circle, 10 June 1920: Cmdr. F. Branco, Col. A.T. Ferraz and Senhor O.G. Potier invited to the Court; Madame Branco and Madame Potier presented by Madame Del Val, wife of the Spanish Ambassador.

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

Descr: TQL.

Costume: Court dress x 2; Uniform; Male court dress; White tie.

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Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Cmdr. F. Branco) Collar & Badge of Military Order of the Tower and Sword [Portugal]; star of Military Order of Aviz [Portugal]; Badge of 1st class Order of Academic Palms [France]; 2 unidentified Portuguese service medals; (Col. A.T. Ferraz) Badge of Military Order of Christ [Portugal].

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; table; Rococo highbacked armchair.

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

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No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Whitaker's Almanac, 1915-1927.

Occasion: The Times, 11 June 1920, p 20a & 12 June 1920, p 18d.

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Orders, Decorations & Medals: R. Werlich, Orders and Decorations of All Nations, Washington, 1990.

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