Pre 1897 thumbnails

Neg. No: GP (L) 1261-420
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 19-06-1897

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Sitter: Rt. Hon. Sir George Houstoun Reid (1845-1918).

Rt. Hon. Sir George Houstoun Reid (1845-1918).

Biog: Prime Minister of New South Wales 1894-1899; Prime Minister of Australia 1904-1905; High Commissioner for Australia 1910-1916; MP for St George's Hanover Square, London 1916-1918.
Date: 19 June 1897.
Occasion: Visit to Britain for Colonial Conference & Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee 1897.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179, New Bond Street, London, W.
Descr: TQL standing.
Costume: -
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop with landscape after Reynolds;(1) studio column.

Photographer: The firm of J. Lafayette, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 2
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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

Biog: Dictionary of National Biography; Who's Who; George Houstoun Reid, My Reminiscences, 1917.
Occasion: -
Costume: -
Reproduced: -

1. Backdrop after portrait of Elizabeth Catharine Rivett, Mrs. Carnac, by Sir Joshua Reynolds c. 1775. (The Wallace Collection). (J. Ingamells, The Wallace Collection, Catalogue of Pictures, London, 1985.)