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DOWN, VISCOUNT
Neg. No: (GP) 3728
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: NONE

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Sitter: Major-General Hugh Richard Dawnay Downe, Viscount Downe (1844-1924).


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Biog: Entered army, 1865; Colonel, 1912; A.D.C. to Duke of Connaught, 1883-85, and Duke of Cambridge, 1892-95; Colonel Commanding Cavalry at Curragh, 1897-99.

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Descr: HL.

Costume: Full Dress uniform, Major-General.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Star, badge and sash of a Knight Commander of The Royal Victorian Order [K.C.V.O. cr. 30 December 1902]; badge of a Commander of the Order of The Bath (military division) [C.B. cr. 29 November 1900]; badge of a Commander of the Order of The Indian Empire [C.I.E. cr. 10 March 1886]; Coronation medal, 1902; South Africa medal 1877-79, with one bar '1879'; Queen's South Africa medal 1899-1902, with seven bars.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

Condition: Broken.

Copyright: V&A Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; Army Lists; The Times, 22 January 1924, p 15 f.

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Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1900.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Orders of The Bath, Indian Empire & Royal Victorian) Burke's Peerage; (Coronation medal) 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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