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DE FOREST, BARON
Neg. No: (GP) 4746A
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 01-09-1905

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Sitter: Maurice Arnold,(1) Baron de Forest (b. 1879).

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Biog: Hereditary Baron of the Austrian Empire; M.P for N.W. Ham; Honourary Lieutenant in the army; Lieutenant, Staffordshire Yeomanry.

Date: 1 September 1905.

Occasion: -

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Full Dress uniform, 2nd Lieutenant, Staffordshire Yeomanry.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

Photographer: Lafayette, 179 New Bond Street, London.

Evidence of photographer at work: Tripod of clamp between sitter's feet.

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; Marquis of Ruvigny, The Titled Nobility of Europe, London, 1914; The Army List, 1905.

Occasion: -

Costume: -

Reproduced: (cropped version) Illustrated London Times, 15 July 1911, p 114.

Acknowledgements: -

1. born Maurice Arnold De Forest Bischoffsheim; authorised to use the (Austrian) title Baron De Forest in the United Kingdom in 1900.