COL. SIR ALAN
Sitter: Colonel Sir Alan John Colquhoun, 13th Bt. of Colquhoun and Luss (1838-1910).
Biog: Chief of the clan; Hon. Colonel Edinburgh Artillery; formerly Lieutenant 42nd Royal Highland Black Watch and 16th Lancers.
Date: 20 February 1908.
Occasion: The Court, 20 February 1908: his wife, Lady Colquhoun of Colquhoun presented, on her marriage, by the Duchess of Somerset.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Descr: FL standing.
Costume: Full Dress uniform, Colonel, Royal Artillery.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: Star and badge of a Knight Commander of the Order of The Bath (Civil Division) (KCB cr. 1907); Badge of the Order of Saxe-Ernestine (Saxon Duchies); Duke Alfred and Marie of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, silver wedding medal, 1899.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; wooden carved chair of curule form.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: retouched clamp visible behind the sitter.
No of poses: 2.
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Biog: Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Times, 16 March 1910, p 13d.
Occasion: The Times, 22 February 1908, p 4a.
Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1900.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Order of The Bath) Burke's Peerage; (Saxe-Ernestine Order) R. Werlich, Orders and Decorations of All Nations, Washington, 1990; (Alfred and Marie silver wedding medal) David Stanley.
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Acknowledgements: David Stanley (Alfred and Marie silver wedding medal).