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Neg. No: (SF) 122469
Neg. Size: 8"x6"
Neg. Date: 12-07-1926

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Sitter: Colonel Frederick Stewart Keen (1874-1949).

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Biog: Staff officer; served N.W Frontier, East Africa, Uganda and European War; graduated Staff College, Quetta, 1909 and 1910.

Date: 12 July 1926.

Occasion: Investiture at Buckingham Palace, 12 July 1926: Companion of the Most Honourable Order of The Bath, Military Division.

Location: (Probably) the Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: TQL standing.

Costume: Full Dress uniform, Colonel On The Staff.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Badge of a Companion of the Order of The Bath (military division) [C.B cr. 12 July 1926]; The Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 14 January 1916]; India medal 1895-1902, with two clasps, 'Tirah 1897-98', 'Waziristan 1901-2'; East and Central Africa medal 1897-99, with two clasps; 1914-15 Star; British War medal 1914-20; Allied Victory medal 1914-19, with oak leaf; India General Service medal, 1908-35, with clasp.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

Photographer: -

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Who's Who; The Army List, 1926; The Times, 10 August 1949, p 7d.

Occasion: The Times, 13 July 1926, p. 17b.

Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1911.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Order of The Bath) Burke's Peerage; (D.S.O) Sir O'Moore Creagh, and E.M. Humphris, The Distinguished Service Order 1886-1923, (facsimile edition), London, 1978; (others) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.

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