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Neg. No: (GP) L8656
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 25-05-1925

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Sitter: 2nd Lieutenant, later Captain Eion James Henry Merry (1904-1966).

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Biog: Entered Royal Horse Guards, 1924; Lieutenant, 1926; Captain, 1933.

Date: 25 June 1925.

Occasion: The King's Levée, 25 May 1925: presented on first appointment, by the Gold Stick in Waiting.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Full Dress uniform, Second Lieutenant, Royal Horse Guards.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; chair.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2.


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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: The Army List, 1924-1938; Kelly's Handbook, London, 1936.

Occasion: The Times, 26 May 1925, p 21e.

Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1911.

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