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Neg. No: 3697
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 9-12-1902

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Sitter: Josslyn Francis Pennington, 5th Baron Muncaster (1834-1917).

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Biog: Crimean War Veteran; Conservative M.P.; Lord Lieutenant of Cumberland; Director of the Furness Railway Company.

Date: 9 December 1902.

Occasion: The Coronation of King Edward VII, 9 August 1902.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Peer's robes over Dress Uniform, Lord Lieutenant (English County) [old pattern].

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Queen Victoria Jubilee Medal; Volunteer Officer's Decoration; Crimea Medal; Turkish Crimea Medal 1855 (?).

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Complete Peerage; Who's Who; The Times, 31 March 1917, p.3b.

Occasion: -

Costume: H. Graham Bennet, ed, Dress Worn by Gentlemen at His Majesty's Court and on Occasions of Ceremony, London, 1903.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Jubilee medal) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977; (Volunteer Officer's Decoration) A. R. Litherland and B.T. Simpkin, Spink's Standard Catalogue of British Orders, Decorations and Medals, London, 1990; (others) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.

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