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Neg. No: 2732
Neg. Size: (?)
Neg. Date: 24-10-1903 (?)

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Sitter: Sir Catchick Paul Chater, né Khachik Pogose Astwachatoor (1846-1926).

Biog: b. Calcutta; Kt. (cr. 1902); Hong-Kong business man and Member of The Executive Council.

Sir Catchick Paul Chater, né Khachik Pogose Astwachatoor (1846-1926).

Date: 24 October 1903 (?) .

Occasion: -

Location: The Lafayette studio, 179 New Bond Street, London.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Velvet Court Dress (New Style).

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Badge of a Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George [C.M.G. cr. 22 June 1897].

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; carved wooden corner chair.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Who's Who; The Times, 28 May 1926, p 17d;

Role: -

Occasion: -

Costume: H. Graham Bennet, ed, Dress Worn by Gentlemen at His Majesty's Court and on Occasions of Ceremony, London, 1903.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Burke's Peerage.

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Acknowledgements: -