LEIGHTON, SIR BRYAN AND LADY
Neg. No: (GP) 5654
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 06-03-1914

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Sitters:
Major Sir Bryan Baldwin Mawddwy Leighton, 9th Bt. (1868-1919); Shropshire Landowner, Soldier and War Correspondent.
Lady Leighton, née Margaret Frances Fletcher (d. 1944); daughter of Major John Fletcher of Saltoun Hall, Haddington; m. (1890) Major Sir Bryan Baldwin Mawddwy Leighton, 9th Bt.

Date: 6 March 1914.

Occasion: Summond to attend the Court, 6 March 1914.

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

Descr: FL.

Costume: Court Dress. (Sir Bryan Leighton) Full Dress uniform, Colonel, Westmorland and Cumberland Imperial Yeomanry.

Costume Supplier: -

Orders, Decorations & Medals: The Territorial Officer's Decoration [Edward VII issue]; Cape of Good Hope General Service Medal 1880-1897 with clasp, 'Bechuanaland'; Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902, with 4 clasps.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; carved wood photographer's chair with detachable crest-rail; studio Persian rug.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; (Sir Bryan Leighton): Who's Who; The Times, 20 January 1919, p 11e.

Occasion: 7 March 1914, p 4c.

Costume: -

Costume Supplier: -

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Territorial Decoration) Burke's Peerage; (Others) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.

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