Sitter: Field-Marshall Sir Claud (William) Jacob (1863-1948).
Biog: General Staff Officer, 1st Grade, India, 1912; Chief of General Staff, India, 1920-24; Commander-in-Chief in India, 1925; Field-Marshall, 1926; Secretary of Military Department, India Office, 1926-30.
Date: 17 December 1926.(1)
Occasion: Presented with the baton of a Field-Marshall, by the King, 17 December 1926.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.
Descr: FL standing.
Costume: Full Dress uniform, Field-Marshall.
Accessories: Field-Marshall's baton.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: Star, sash and badge of a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of The Bath (military division) [GCB cr. 1926]; Star and badge of a Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George [KCMG cr. 1919]; Star and badge of a Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of India [KCSI cr. 1924]; Star of a Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour [France]; India medal 1895-1902, with clasp "Waziristan 1901-02"; 1914 Star; British War medal 1914-20; Allied Victory medal 1914-19, with oak leaf; India General Service medal 1908-35, with clasp; Delhi Darbar medal, 1903; Order of St. Vladimir [Russia]; Croix de Guerre [Belgium]; Croix de Guerre, with palm [France]; Army Distinguished Service medal [U.S.A].
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; table.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 2.
Copyright: V&A Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.
Biog: Dictionary of National Biography; Who's Who; The Army List, 1926; The Times 3 June 1948, p 6g.
Occasion: The Times, 18 December 1926, p 15a.
Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1911.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Order of The Bath; Order of St. Michael and St. George; Order of the Star of India) Burke's Peerage; (British campaign medals) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988; (Darbar medal) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977; (others) R. Werlich, Orders and Decorations of All Nations, Washington, 1990.