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Neg. No: (GP) 2376
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 30-03-1900

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Sitter: Colonel Harold Paget (1849-1933).
Colonel Harold Paget (1849-1933).

Biog: Grandson of 1st Earl of Uxbridge; commanded 7th Hussars 1895-1899; served in South Africa 1900-1901 in command of the 19th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry (Paget's Horse).

Date: 30 March 1900.

Occasion: Publicity surrounding the raising of "Paget's Horse" (and possibly the parade of Paget's Corps in Hyde Park, 29 March 1900), prior to its departure for South Africa.

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

Descr: HL.

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

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Ribbons only*

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; Who's Who; The Army List, 1900; Sir O'Moore Creagh and E.M. Humphris, The Distinguished Service Order 1886-1923, (facsimile edition), London, 1978.

Occasion: The Times, 30 March 1900, p 9c.

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

Orders, Decorations & Medals: -

Reproduced: -

Acknowledgements: -

* The ribbons appear to have been altered by retouching on the negative.