GUEST, CAPT.
Neg. No: (GP) 7215
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 15-03-1912

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Sitter: Capt. Rt. Hon. Frederick Edward Guest (1875-1937).

Biog: Politician and Promoter of aviation; 3rd son of 1st Baron Wimborne; Treasurer of H.M.'s Household, 1912-15; Secretary of State for Air, 1921-22; M.P. (L) Stroud Div. of Gloucester, 1923-24 & Bristol North, 1924-29; (U) Drake Division Plymouth, 1931.

Date: 15 March 1912.

Occasion: The Court, 14 March 1912: Gentleman in Attendance (Treasurer of the Household).

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Full Dress Uniform, H.M. Household (2nd Class).

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902, with five clasps; King's South Africa Medal 1901-2, with two clasps.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Dictionary of National Biography; Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Times, 29 April 1937, p 18b.

Occasion: The Times, 15 March 1912, p 10a.

Costume: Herbert A.P. Trendell, ed, Dress Worn at His Majesty's Court, London, 1912.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.

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