Pre 1897 thumbnails

Neg. No: 3593
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 28-10-1902

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Sitter: Charles Gore Hay, 20th Earl of Erroll (1852-1927).

Charles Gore Hay, 20th Earl of Erroll (1852-1927).

Biog: 23rd Hereditary Lord High Constable of Scotland; Brigadier-General (dates), Hon. Major General, 1917.


Date: 28 October 1902.

Occasion: The Coronation of King Edward VII, 9 August 1902.

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

Descr: FL standing with silver baton as Lord High Constable of Scotland.

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Orders, Decorations & Medals: Collar & breast star of a Knight of 'The Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle' (K.T.), cr. 10 June 1901; badge of a Military Companion of 'The Most Honourable Order of the Bath' (C.B.), cr. 29 November 1900; Queen Victoria Jubilee Medal 1887 with 1897 bar; King Edward VII Coronation Medal 1902; Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; Jacobean-style studio chair.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2.

Charles Gore Hay, 20th Earl of Erroll (1852-1927).

Charles Gore Hay, 20th Earl of Erroll (1852-1927).

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Complete Peerage; Who's Who; The Times, 9 July, 1927, p. 16.

Occasion: (Coronation: The King's Regalia Procession) The Times, 11 August 1902; (Petition RE silver baton) G. Woods Wollaston, Coronation Claims (containing a full report of all the cases argued before the Court of Claims at the Coronation of King Edward VII., with other matter relating to Coronation services in General), London, 1910, pp 146-8.

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Orders, Decorations & Medals: (K.T. & C.B.) Burke's Peerage; A. R. Litherland and B.T. Simpkin, Spink's Standard Catalogue of British Orders, Decorations and Medals, London, 1990, pp. 33, 112, 146 & 148.

Reproduced: A.C. Fox-Davies, ed., Their Majesties' Court 1906, London, 1907, plate 292.

Acknowledgements: (Orders etc.) David Bownes.