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Neg. No: GP (L) 1612A
Neg. Size:15"X12"
Neg. Date: 21-02-1898

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Sitter: Hon. Colonel Thomas Angelo Irwin.

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Biog: -

Date: 21 February 1902.

Occasion: Present at the Court, 25 February 1898, where his wife and daughter were presented to the Queen.(1)

Location: Lafayette studio, 179 New Bond Street, London.

Descr: FL standing

Costume: Colonel's full dress uniform, Volunteer Artillery.

Accessories: Full dress sabretache.

Decorations: Queen Victoria's Jubilee Medal 1887; Ashantee War Medal 1873-1874 with clasp: Coomassie.

Furniture & Props: Studio Persian rug with wide border and field with pattern of stylized leaves and angular vine.

Photographer: Lafayette, 179 New Bond Street, London.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1. See also Mrs Irwin

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


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Mrs S.K. Hopkins, Head of Department of Uniform, Badges and Medals, The National Army Museum, London.

1. see neg no 1619: Mrs Irwin.