Sitter: Hon. Rupert Edward Cecil Guinness, later 2nd Earl of Iveagh (1874-1967).
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Biog: Chairman, Arthur Guinness, Son & Co; philanthropist.
Date: 20 March 1903.
Occasion: Photograph for The Car Illustrated magazine.
Descr: Exterior with (emerald green) 1903, 16 h.p. De Dietrich motor car.
No of poses: 2.
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Biog: Dictionary of National Biography; Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Times, 15 September 1967; (re. 1903 Gordon Bennett race in Ireland, The Car Illustrated magazine, Vol VI, No 73, 14 October 1903, p 232).
Reproduced: The Car Illustrated magazine, Vol VI, No. 47, 15 April 1903. p 247, (uncredited photograph).
Additional Information: Motor car in private collection in Southern England (1989).
Acknowlegements: Clive Devereux; Peter Walsh, Curator, The Guinness Museum, The Guinness Hopstore, St. James's Gate, Dublin, Eire.