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LEVERHULME, LORD
Neg. No: (SF) L 121192
Neg. Size: 8½" x 6½"
Neg. Date: 31-05-1926

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Sitter: William Hulme Lever, 2nd Viscount Leverhulme (1888-1949).

Biog: Governor of Lever Brothers and Unilever Ltd.; Chairman of Knowles Ltd., Cotton Spinners, Bolton; President of London Chamber of Commerce, 1931-34; Deputy Lieutenant and J.P for Cheshire.

Date: 31 May 1926.

Occasion: The Levée, 31 May 1926: presented, on succeding to the title, by the Rev. the Marquess of Normanby.

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

Descr: TQL standing.

Costume: Full Dress Uniform, Deputy Lieutenant, English County.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: retouched clamp visible behind the sitter.

No of poses: 6

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Times, 28 May 1949, p 7d.

Occasion: The Times, 1 June 1926, p 7d.

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

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