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Neg. No: (GP) 3149
Neg. Size: 12"x10" [ck]
Neg. Date: 03-04-1905

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Sitter: Sir Neville Gerald Lyttelton (1845-1931).

Sir Neville Gerald Lyttelton (1845-1931).

Biog: Commanded 4th Brigade, 2nd & 4th Divisions, South Africa 1899-1900; Lieutenant-General 1902; Chief of General Staff and First Military Member of Army Council 1904-1908; General Officer, Commander-in-Chief, the Forces in Ireland 1908-1912.

Date: 3 April 1905.

Occasion: -

Location: -

Descr: HL.

Costume: Full Dress uniform, Lieutenant-General, with aiguillette of a Military Member of the Army Council.

Orders, Decorations & Medals:

Star and Badge of a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath, (military division) [KCB, cr 1902];
Canada General Service Medal with clasp 'Fenian Raid 1868';
India General Service Medal with clasp 'Jowaki 1877-78';
Egypt Medal 1882-89 with clasp 'Tel El-Kabir';
Queen's Sudan Medal 1896-97;
Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with clasps 'Cape Colony', 'Tugela Heights', 'Orange Free State', 'Relief of Ladysmith', 'Laing's Nek', 'Belfast';
King's South Africa Medal 1901-02 with clasps 'South Africa 1901' & 'South Africa 1902';
Badge of the Order of Osmania (4th Class) [Ottoman Empire];
Khedive's Sudan Medal 1896-1908 with clasp 'Khartoum';
Khedive's Star 1882-91.

Furniture & Props: -

Photographer: -

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Dictionary of National Biography; Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Army List, 1905; The Times, 7 July 1931, p 16c. (See also Commander Chas. N. Robinson, RN, Celebrities of the Army, London, 1900; Sir Neville Lyttelton, Eighty Years, London, 1927).

Occasion: -

Costume: (Uniform) Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1900; (aiguillette) Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1911.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Order of the Bath) Burke's Peerage; (Order of Osmania) R. Werlich, Orders and Decorations of All Nations, Washington, 1990; (others) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.

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Acknowledgements: (Orders etc.) David Bownes.