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PALMER, LADY
Neg. No: (GP) 4650
Neg. Size: 15x12
Neg. Date: NONE

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Sitters: (Left to right):

(1) Mrs Lewis Anstruther Hope, née Lucy Palmer; daughter of George Palmer MP, a founder of Huntly and Palmers; m. (1887) Col. Lewis Anstruther Palmer. (Court Dress).

(2) Sir Walter Palmer, 1st Bart (1858-1910); 3rd son of George Palmer MP; Deputy Lieutenant for Berkshire; Conservative MP for Salisbury 1900-1906; Director of Huntly and Palmers, Ltd. (Deputy Lieutenant of Berkshire's Uniform).

(3) Lady Palmer, née Jean Craig (d. 1909); dau of William Young Craig MP; m. (1882) Sir Walter Palmer, 1st Bart. (Court Dress).

(4) Col. Lewis Anstruther Hope (1855-1929); ADC to King Edward VII. (Uniform of an ADC to the King).

Date: CK negative sequence.

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

Descr: FL.

Costume: Court Dress.

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Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Colonel Hope) Badge of a Companion of the Bath [C.B. cr. 1898] (Military Division); Coronation Medal 1902; South Africa War Medal 1877-1879 with clasp; Egypt Medal 1882-1889 with clasp; Queen's Sudan Medal 1896-1897; Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with three clasps; Khedive's Egyptian Star 1882-1891; Khedive's Sudan Medal 1896-1908 with clasp 'Khartoum'.

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.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; Who's Who.

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Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Order of the Bath) Burke's Peerage; (Coronation Medal) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977; (Others) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.

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Acknowledgements: David Bownes, David Stanley.