Sitter: Brigadier-General Sir Archibald Fraser Home (1874-1953).
Biog: Entered army, 1895; Staff Officer, 1905-19; J.P and High Sheriff for Suffolk, 1929; appointed to The Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms, 1919; Clerk of the Cheque & Adjutant, 1926-35; Lieutenant, 1938-45; Standard Bearer, 1935-38.
Date: 28 March 1921.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.
Costume: Full Dress Uniform, The Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: Badge of a Companion of the Order of The Bath [C.B. cr. 1919]; badge of a Companion of the Order of St. Michael & St. George [C.M.G. cr. 1918]; badge of a Commander of the Legion of Honour [cr. 6 November 1916]; The Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 18 February 1915]; 1914 star; British War medal 1914-20; Allied Victory medal 1914-19, with oak leaf; Coronation medal, 1902.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 3.
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Biog: Who's Who; The Times, 21 January 1953, p 10g.
Costume: Herbert A.P. Trendell, ed, Dress and Insignia Worn at His Majesty's Court, London, 1921.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Order of The Bath & Order of St. Michael & St. George) Burke's Peerage; (Legion of Honour) R. Werlich, Orders and Decorations of All Nations, Washington, 1990; (D.S.O) Sir O'Moore Creagh, and E.M. Humphris, The Distinguished Service Order 1886-1923, (facsimile edition), London, 1978; (Coronation medal) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977; (others) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.
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