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.
Date: 24 October 1903 (?) .
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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Biog: Who's Who; The Times, 28 May 1926, p 17d; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Chater
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.