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COLLINS, E., ESQ.
Neg. No: (SF) L 121212
Neg. Size: 8½" x 6½"
Neg. Date: 31-05-1926

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Sitter: Lieutenant, later Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Collins (1899-?).

Biog: 2nd Lieutenant 16th Lancers, 1918; Lieutenant, 1919; Lieutenant, 16th/5th Lancers, 1922; Captain, 1928; Major, 1937; Adjutant, Ceylon Mtd Rifle and Ceylon Planters' Corps, 1934-38; Lieutenant-Colonel, 1943; Honourary Colonel, 1948.

Date: 31 May 1926.

Occasion: The Levée, 31 May 1926: presented, on appointment, by Lieutenant-General Sir James Babington, KCB, KCMG.

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

Descr: TQL standing.

Costume: Full Dress uniform, Lieutenant, 16th (The Queen's) Lancers.

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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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

 

References:

Biog: The Army List, 1918-1949.

Occasion: The Times, 1 June 1926, p 7b.

Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1911.

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