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PAGET, G.
Neg. No: (GP) 2374
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 30-03-1900

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Sitter: Major George Thomas Cavendish Paget (1853-1939).

Biog: Grandson of 1st Marquess of Anglesey and 3rd son of General Lord Alfred Paget; served in South Africa, as second-in-command, with the 19th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry (Paget's Horse), which he raised.

Date: 30 March 1900.

Occasion: Publicity surrounding the raising of "Paget's Horse" and its departure to South Africa.

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

Descr: FL seated.

Costume: Foreign Service uniform, Major, Imperial Yeomanry (Paget's Horse).

Orders, Decorations & Medals: -

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 Times, 30 January 1939, p 14d & 2 February 1939, p 14b.

Occasion: See The Sketch, 28 March 1900, pp 406 & 422 *

Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1900.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: -

Reproduced: -

 

Acknowledgements: -

 

* Similar photograph from earlier sitting captioned "Going South".