Pre 1897 thumbnails

Neg. No: (GP) 3032
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 06-05-1901

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Sitter: Major Hon (John) Francis Gathorne-Hardy (1874-1949), later General Hon Sir (KCB cr 1929).

Major Hon (John) Francis Gathorne-Hardy (1874-1949), later General Hon Sir (KCB cr 1929).

Biog: 2nd son of 2nd Earl of Cranbrook; Captain Grenadier Guards, 1900; Bt Major, 1902; Bt Colonel, 1916; Major-General, 1919; Lieutenant-General, 1928; General, 1933.

Date: 6 June 1901 (?).

Occasion: -

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Undress uniform, Major, Grenadier Guards.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (ribbons only) Queen's South Africa medal 1899-1902; King's South Africa medal, 1901-1902.

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.


Biog: Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Army List, 1894-1950; The Times, 23 August 1949, p 7d;

Occasion: -

Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1900.

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

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