KIRKE, C. ESQ
Sitter: Claud Cecil Augustus Kirke (1875-1959).
Biog: Diplomat; Entered China Consular Service 1898; H.M. Consul General in China 1927-32.
Date: 12 November 1923.
Descr: TQL standing.
Costume: Levée Dress, Consul, Consular Service.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: China War medal, 1900, with clasp 'Defence of Legations'.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 3.
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Costume: Herbert A.P. Trendell, ed, Dress and Insignia Worn at His Majesty's Court, London, 1921.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.