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POWERSCOURT, VISCOUNT
Neg. No: 3059
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 6-6-1902

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Sitter: Mervyn Wingfield, 7th Viscount Powerscourt (1836-1904).

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Biog: Irish landowner; antiquarian & genealogist; a Liberal Unionist; Irish Representative Peer 1865-1904; President Royal Dublin Society 1892-1897; acted as a Lord Justice for Ireland 1902.

Date: 6 June 1902.

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

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

Descr: FL seated.

Costume: Peer's robes over Full Dress, Civil Uniform (1st Class).

Costume Supplier: -

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Collar and badge of a Knight of the Order of St. Patrick [K.P. inv. 2 August 1871].

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop .

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2.

Condition: Broken.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Complete Peerage; Who's Who; The Times, 6 June 1904, p. 6d.

Occasion: -

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

Costume Supplier: -

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Burke's Peerage; Peter Galloway, The Most Illustrious Order of St. Patrick, Chichester, 1983.

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