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COSTA PELLE, ADMIRAL
Neg. No: (SF) L11417
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 14-09-1928

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Sitter: Admiral Enrique Costa Pelle (1881- ).

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Biog: Chilean Marine Official and Diplomat.

Diccionario Biografico de Chile, Ediction 1950-1952, Santiago de Chile:

Born in Valparaiso 16-06-1881. Parents: Ricardo and Margarita. Wife: Clara Couve. Education: Seminario de Valparaise and Escuela Naval. Rear Admiral... retired in 1930. He was Mayor of Valparaiso; Chief commander of the Naval station in Talcahuano; Chief of the Naval Commission in London; Navy Attaché in the Italian Embassy and Technical Assessor; part of the Chilean delegation to the League of Nations. Decorations: Knight Commander of the Order of San Mauricio and San Lazaro, Italy; Knight Commander of the British Empire; obtained the medal for 30 years of service to the Navy...

Date: 14 September 1928.

Occasion: -

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

Descr: TQL standing.

Costume: Uniform.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Badge of the Order of Saint Maurice and Saint Lazarus [Italy]; Unidentified.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; occasional table.

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1. [see also Madame Costa Pelle]

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

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Biog: Diccionario Biografico de Chile, edicion 1950-52, Santiago de Chile.

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Orders, Decorations & Medals: R. Werlich, Orders and Decorations of All Nations, Washington, 1990.

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