MILNE, ADMIRAL SIR B
Neg. No: (GP) 4586
Neg. Size: 12"X10"
Neg. Date: 27-2-1909

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Sitter: Sir Archibald Berkeley Milne (1855-1938).

Biog: Rear Admiral in command of H.M. Yachts, 1903-05; Second-in-Command, Atlantic Fleet, 1905-06; Commanded 2nd Division Home Fleet, 1908-10; Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean, 1912-14; retired, 1919.

Date: 27 February 1909.

Occasion: -

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

Descr: TQL standing.

Costume: Full Dress uniform, Rear Admiral, Royal Navy.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Star and Badge of a Knight Commander of The Royal Victorian Order [KCVO cr. 1904]; Star and Badge of a Knight Commander 1st Class of the Order of the Dannebrog [KCED cr. 14 November 1903] [Denmark]; Star and Badge of a Knight Commander 1st Class of the Order of St Olav [KCSO cr. 21 June 1908] [Norway]; Star and Badge of the Order of the Crown [Prussia]; Star and Badge of the Order of the Redeemer (?) [Greece]; Badge of the Order of the Crown of Italy; Star of the Military Order of Aviz [Portugal]; Star of the Order of Charles III [Spain]; Queen Victoria Jubilee Medal 1887 with 1897 bar; Coronation Medal 1902; South Africa Medal 1877-1879 with clasp; Egypt Medal 1882-1889; Badge of the Order of Medjidjie (4th Class) [Turkey]; Khedive's Egyptian Star 1882-1891.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Navy List, 1909; The Times 6 July 1938, p 18d.

Occasion: -

Costume: -

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Royal Victorian Order) Burke's Peerage; (Queen Victoria Jubilee Medal and Coronation Medal 1902) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977; (Campaign Medals) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988; (Others) R. Werlich, Orders and Decorations of All Nations, Washington, 1990.

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