BRIGGS, SIR CHAS BRIGGS
Neg. No: (GP) 6558
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 08-02-1922
Sitter: Lieutenant-General Sir Charles (James) Briggs (1865-1941).
Biog: Lieutenant-General 1919; retired 1923; Colonel, King's Dragoon Guards, 1926-39.
Date: 8 February 1922.
Occasion: The King's Levée, 8 Febuary 1922: General in attendance.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.
Descr: FL standing.
Costume: Full Dress uniform, Lieutenant-General.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 2.
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Biog: Who's Who; The Army List, 1922; The Times, 28 November 1941, p 7d.
Occasion: The Times, 9 Febuary 1922, p 12d.
Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1911.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Order of the Bath, Order of St. Michael and St. George) Burke's Peerage; (Legion of Honour) R. Werlich, Orders and Decorations of All Nations, Washington, 1990; (Campaign Medals) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988; (Jubilee Medal) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977 (War Cross and Medal for Military Merit, Greece) Alec A Purves, The Medals, Decorations & Orders of the Great War 1914-1918, Polstead, 1989.
Acknowledgements: (Orders) David Bownes.