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CARR, MAJOR
Neg. No: (GP) (L) 4543
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 01-10-1904

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Sitters: (left to right)

(1) Captain, later Brigadier-General Christopher D'Arcy Bloomfied Saltern Baker-Carr (1878-1949); entered Rifle Brigade 1898; Captain Rifle Brigade 1902-1906; Lt-Col Tank Corps 1917; Brigade Commander 1918-1919; Brigadier General 1919.

(2) Major Robert George Teesdale Baker-Carr (1867-1931); entered Rifle Brigade 1888; Captain 1893; Major 1904-1906; ADC to Lord Elgin 1894-1899 & Lord Curzon 1899-1905, Viceroys of India.

(3) Captain, later Major Henry Barchard Fenwick Baker-Carr (1873- ?); 2nd Lieutenant Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 1893; Lieutenant 1896; Captain 1900; Major 1914.

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Date: 1 October 1904.

Occasion: -

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume:

(1) Full Dress uniform, Captain, Rifle Brigade.

(2) Full Dress uniform, Major, Rifle Brigade.

(3) Full Dress uniform, Captain, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.

Orders, Decorations & Medals:

(1) Queen's Sudan medal 1896-1898; Queen's South Africa medal 1899-1902 with 4 clasps; King's South Africa medal 1901-1902 with 2 clasps; Khedive's Sudan medal 1896-1908 with clasp, "Khartoum" [barely visible].

(2) Badge of a Member of the Royal Victorian Order [M.V.O. cr. 1903]; Delhi Darbar Medal 1903.

(3) Queen's South Africa medal 1899-1902 with 3 clasps; King's South Africa medal 1901-1902 with 2 clasps.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References: Biog: (1) Who's Who; The Army List, 1904; The Times, 11 January 1949, p 6e, (see also Brigadier-General Baker-Carr, From Chauffeur to Brigadier, London, 1930); (2) Who's Who; The Army List, 1904; Kellys Handbook; The Times, 20 November 1931, p 16d; (3) Army Lists.

Occasion: -

Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1900.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Royal Victorian Order) Burke's Peerage; (Delhi Darbar Medal) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977; (Others) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977.

Reproduced: -

Acknowledgements: (Major Henry Baker-Carr) The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Museum, Stirling.