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Neg. No: (GP) 8041
Neg. Size: 12"x15"
Neg. Date: NONE

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Subject: Imperial War Conference, 1917.

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Note appearance of Maharaj-Adhiraj Rajeshwar Sri Maharaja-I-Rajagan Sir Bhupendra Singh Mahindar Bahadur, Maharaja of Patiala (1891-1938)

Sitters may include:

  Rt. Hon. Sir Satyendra Prassano Sinha (1864-1928), later 1st Baron Sinha of Raipur (cr. 1919), Representative of India.
  Lieut.-Colonel D. Jones ( ).
  Hon Robert Rogers (1864-1936), Representative of Canada
  Sir James Scorgie Meston (1865-1943), later 1st Baron Meston (cr. 1919), Representative of India.
  Rt. Hon. Sir (Joseph) Austen Chamberlain (1863-1937), K.G. (cr. 1925), Representative of India.
  General H.H. Maharajadhiraj Raj Rajeshwar Narenda Shiromani Maharajah Sir Ganga Singbji Bahadur, Maharajah of Bikaner (1880-1943), Representative of India.
  Sir Edward John Harding (1880-1954), G.C.M.G. (cr. 1939)
  Rt. Hon. Sir Arthur Herbert Drummond Ramsay Steel-Maitland (1876-1935), 1st Bt. (cr. 1917)
  Sir Henry Charles Miller Lambert (1868-1935), K.C.M.G. (cr. 1919)
  Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph Ward (1856-1930), Representative of New Zealand.
  Rt. Hon. Sir George Halsey Perley (1857-1938).
  Field Marshal Rt. Hon. Jan Christian Smuts (1870-1950), Representative of South Africa.
  Rt. Hon. Sir Robert (Laird) Borden (1894-1937), Representative of Canada.
  Walter Hume Long (1854-1924), later 1st Viscount of Wraxall (cr. 1921)
  Rt. Hon. William Ferguson Massey (1856-1925), Representative of New Zealand.
  Sir Edward Morris (1860-1937), later 1st Baron Morris (cr. 1918), Representative of Newfoundland.


Hon. Sir (John) Douglas Hazen (1860-1937), K.C.M.G. (cr. 1918), Representative of Canada.

Date: April 1917. [most possibly]

Occasion: The Imperial War Conference, London, 4 April - 28 April 1917.

Location: The Foreign Office, "Ambassador's Door".

Descr: FL.

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: Dictionary of National Biography; Burke's Peerage; Who's Who.

Occasion: The Times, 21 March 1917 - 7 May 1917.

Reproduced: The Sphere, 7 April 1917, p 3.

Acknowledgements: Michael Chapman & doorman at the Foreign Office (location).