KENNY, GENERAL SIR J.
Sitter: General Sir Thomas Kelly-Kenny (1840-1914).
Biog: Major-General, 1897; Inspector-General of Auxiliary Forces & Recruiting, 1897-99; Lieutenant-General, 1899; Adjutant-General to the Forces, 1901-04; retired, 1907.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Descr: TQL seated.
Costume: Full Dress uniform, General.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: Star of a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of The Bath (military division) [G.C.B. cr. 1904]; (ribbons): Order of The Bath; Royal Victorian Order [G.C.V.O cr. 1906]; Queen Victoria Jubilee medal; Coronation medal, 1902; China War medal 1857-60; Abyssinian War medal 1867-68; Queen's South Africa medal 1899-1902; Order of The Red Eagle (Knight Grand Cross) [Prussia]; Order of The Rising Sun (Knight Grand Cross) [Japan].
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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Biog: Who's Who; The Times, 28 December 1914, p 9c.
Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1900.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Order of The Bath & Royal Victorian Order) Burke's Peerage; (Jubilee & Coronation medals) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977; (Orders of The Red Eagle & The Rising Sun) R. Werlich, Orders and Decorations of All Nations, Washington, 1990; (others) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.
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