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Neg. No: (GP) L8822
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 14-08-1925

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Sitter: General Rt. Hon. Sir John Grenfell Maxwell (1859-1929).

General Rt. Hon. Sir John Grenfell Maxwell (1859-1929).

NB: Un-numbered negative, possibly same sitter

General Rt. Hon. Sir John Grenfell Maxwell (1859-1929).

Biog: General, 1919; Colonel, Black Watch, 1914; P.C. Ireland, 1916; Commander-in-Chief Ireland, 1916.

Date: 14 August 1925.

Occasion: -

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Ceremonial Robes of a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of The Bath; Full Dress uniform, General.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Collar of a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of The Bath (military division) [G.C.B cr. 1925]; Badge of a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order [C.V.O cr. 1903]; Star and Badge of Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George [K.C.M.G cr. 1915]; The Distinguished Service Order (London Gazette, 26 November 1886); Star of the Order of The Nile (Grand Cross cr. 1916) [Egypt]; (others not visible).

Furniture & Props: Painted Backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Dictionary of National Biography; Who's Who; The Army List, 1925; The Times, 22 Feburary 1929, p 9a.

Occasion: -

Costume: (Order of The Bath, Robes) James C. Risk, The History of The Order Of the Bath, London, 1972; (Full Dress uniform) Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1911.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Order of the Bath; St. Michael and St. George; The Royal Victorian Order) Burke's Peerage; (D.S.O) Sir O'Moore Creagh, and E.M. Humphris, The Distinguished Service Order 1886-1923, (facsimile edition), London, 1978; (Order of The Nile) R. Werlich, Orders and Decorations of All Nations, Washington, 1990.

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