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Neg. No: (SF) L 11004
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 01-06-1928

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Sitter: Monsieur Elis Radonicich ( ).

Biog: Venezuelan consul in Glasgow from 19 December 1911-1947.   (In caption to the Presentation portrait of Miss May Radonicich (see: Eve, 6 June 1928, p 588) a position of her father is stated as "the Consul of Venezuela".) London Gazette, 3 February 1903, p 690, lists the naturalisation of Elis Radonicich (Austria-Hungary) of 23 Burnbank Gardens, Glasgow.

Date: 1 June 1928.

Occasion: The Levée, General Company, 1 June 1928: presented by His Ex. the Venezuelan Minister.

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Full Dress, Venezuelan Diplomatic Service.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (L-R) British War Medal 1914-20, miniature version; Mercantile Marine War Medal 1914-18, miniature version; Allied Victory Medal 1914-19, miniature version.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London.

Evidence of photographer at work: retouched clamp visible behind the sitter.

No of poses: 3.



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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: 1947 edition of the Foreign Office List and Consular Year Book

Occasion: The Times, 2 June 1928, p 17f.

Costume: -

Orders, Decorations & Medals: A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, Spinks Standard Catalogue of British and Associated Orders, Decorations & Medals, London, 1990.

Reproduced: -


Acknowledgements: Nicholas M Keegan, University of Durham