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Neg. No: (GP) 10186
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: NONE

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Sitter: Brigadier-General Sir Joseph Aloysius Byrne (1874-1942).

Brigadier-General Sir Joseph Aloysius Byrne (1874-1942).

Biog: Entered Army, 1893; Brigadier-General, 1916; Inspector-General, Royal Irish Constabulary, 1916-20; Governor Seychelles, 1922-27; Sierra Leone, 1927-31; Kenya, 1931-37.

Date: None (c. 1922-1928).

Occasion: -

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: TQL standing.

Costume: Full Dress uniform, Governor (overseas dominions).

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Star and badge of a Knight Commander of the British Empire [K.B.E cr. 3 June 1918]; Badge of a Companion of the Order of The Bath (military division) [C.B cr. 1917]; Queen's South Africa medal 1899-1902, with five clasps; King's South Africa medal 1901-02, with two clasps.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work:-

No of poses: 1.

Copyright: V&A Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Who's Who; The Times, 14 November 1942, p 6f.

Occasion: -

Costume: Herbert A.P. Trendell, ed, Dress and Insignia Worn at His Majesty's Court, London, 1921.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Order of The British Empire) A. Winton Thorpe, ed., Handbook to The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, (facsimile edition), London, 1988; (Order of The Bath) Burke's Peerage; (others) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.

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