LEGGE, MAJOR & MRS
Neg. No: (GP) 4995
Neg. Size: 12"X10"
Neg. Date: 18-03-1912
Sitters: Major, later Brigadier-General Reginald Francis Legge (1873-1955); Major 1911; Lt.-Col. 1919; T/Brigadier-General 1918; Director, Radio and Television Trust Ltd & several electricity companies.
Mrs Reginald Francis Legge, née Rose Eleanor Faris ( ); only child of HE Selim Faris (1826-1908); m. (1900), as his 1st wife, Brigadier-General Reginald Francis Legge; div. 1924 "on the ground of her adultery with William Landolf, a servant..." (The Times, 8 Feb 1924, p 5, col. b).
Date: 18 March 1912.
Occasion: The Court, 18 March 1912: Mrs. Legge presented by the Hon. Mrs. Arthur Browne.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179, New Bond Street, London.
Descr: FL standing.
Costume: (Major Legge) Uniform of a Major of the Prince of Wales Leinster Regiment;
(Mrs Legge ) Court Dress:
Costume Supplier: (Mrs. Legge) Jays' Ltd., Regent Street, London.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: East and West Africa Medal 1887-1900, with clasp '1898'; Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with 3 clasps; King's South Africa Medal 1901-1902 with 2 clasps.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; side-table.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 2. [See neg. no. 4990]
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Biog: Who's Who [DSO BOOK P288]; Kelly's Handbook, 1936; The Times, 29 August 1955, p 9c.
Occasion: The Times, ; The Court Journal, 21 March 1912, p 415.
Costume: (Mrs. Legge) The Court Journal, 21 March 1912, p 403a.
Costume Supplier: (Mrs. Legge) The Court Journal, 21 March 1912, p 403a.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.