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LAMB, COL.
Neg. No: 2898
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 15-07-1903

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Sitter: Col. Sir Charles Anthony Lamb, 4th Bt., (1857-1948).

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Biog: Soldier and diplomat; served in South African War; military attaché at Berne, 1901-1906 and Rome, 1915-1918.

Date: 15 July 1903.

Occasion: -

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Full Dress uniform, Lieutenant-Colonel On The Staff.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Badge of a Commander of the Order of the Crown [Italy]; badge of a Commander of the Order of Saint Maurice and Saint Lazarus [Italy]; Badge of a Member of The Royal Victorian Order (4th class) [M.V.O cr. 30 April 1903]; Coronation Medal, 1902; Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902, with five clasps.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop and studio furniture.

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.

Evidence of photographer at work: Clamp visible behind the sitter.

No of poses: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Army List, 1903.

Occasion: -

Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1900.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Order of Saint Maurice and Saint Lazarus; Order of the Crown) R. Werlich, Orders and Decorations of All Nations, Washington 1990; (Royal Victorian Order) Burke's Peerage; (Coronation Medal) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977; (South Africa medal) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.

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