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Neg. No: (SF) 122473
Neg. Size: 8"x6"
Neg. Date: 12-07-1926

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Sitter: Sir Norman King (1880-1963).

Biog: K.C.M.G cr. 1937; Entered Consular Service 1907; Consul-General, Mexico City, 1920-26; Consul-General, Barcelona, 1926-38; Consul-General, Marseilles, 1938-40.

Date: 12 July 1926.

Occasion: The Investiture, 12-07-1926; Companion, The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George.

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Levee Dress, Consul-General.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Badge of a Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George [C.M.G cr. 12-07-1926]; 1914-15 Star; British War medal 1914-20; Allied Victory medal 1914-19.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Who's Who; The Times, 30 April 1963, p 16b.

Occasion: The Times, 13-07-1926, p. 17b.

Costume: Herbert A.P Trendell, Dress and Insignia worn at His Majesty's Court, London, 1921.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Order of St. Michael and St. George) Burke's Peerage; (others) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.

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