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Neg. No: (SF) L 12372
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 02-07-1929

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Sitter: Walter John Fryer (1871-1933).

Biog: Consulting Engineer; Member of Board of Control Royal Army Ordnance Department.

Date: 2 July 1929.

Occasion: The Levée, Buckingham Palace, 2 July 1929: in attendance.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Velvet Court Dress (New Style).

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Badge of a Commander of the Order of the British Empire [C.B.E. cr. 1 January 1919].

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; inlaid and gilded table.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: retouched clamp visible behind the sitter.

No of poses: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Who's Who.

Occasion: The Times, 3 July 1929, p 21a.

Costume: Herbert A.P. Trendell (ed.), Dress and Insignia Worn at His Majesty's Court, London, 1921.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: A. Winton Thorpe, ed., Handbook to The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, (facsimile edition), London, 1988

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