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Neg. No: (GP) 4292A
Neg. Size: 12"X10"
Neg. Date: 14-03-1904

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Sitter: General Sir Charles Whittingham Horsley Douglas (1850-1914).

Biog: Major-General 1900; Adjutant-General at the War Office & Military Member of the Army Council 1904; General 1910; Inspector-General, Home Forces 1912-1914; Chief of Imperial General Staff from 1914; Colonel, Gordon Highlanders; ADC to Queen Victoria 1898; ADC to King George V 1914.

Date: 14 March 1904.

Occasion: -

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Full Dress uniform, Major General, with aiguillette of a Military Member of the Army Council.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Queen Victoria Jubilee medal; Coronation medal 1902; Coronation medal 1911; Afghanistan War medal 1878-1880 with 3 clasps, 'Charasia'; 'Kabul', 'Kandahar'; Kabul to Kandahar Star 1880; Egypt medal 1882-1889 with clasp, 'Suakin 1884'; Queen's South Africa medal 1899-1902 with 4 clasps; Khedive's Egyptian Star 1882-1891.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

See also 1913 portrait: 5489.jpg (26840 bytes)

General Sir Charles Douglas

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Dictionary of National Biography; Who's Who; The Army List, 1904; The Times, 26 October 1914, p 5d; Charles Robinson, R.N., Celebrities in the Army, London, 1900.

Occasion: -

Costume: (Uniform) Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1900; (aiguillette) Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1911.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Jubilee and Coronation Medals) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977; (Others) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.

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