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Neg. No: 2677
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 06-05-1901

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Sitter: Sir James Reid, 1st Bt. (1849-1923)

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Biog: Physician-in-Ordinary to Queen Victoria, King Edward VII and King George V; an Executor to Queen Victoria.

Date: 6 May 1901.

Occasion: -

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

Descr: TQL standing.

Costume: Full Dress, H.M. Household Uniform (3rd Class), with mourning band.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Star and badge of a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (civil division) [K.C.B. cr. 28 June 1895]; Star and badge of the Prussian Order of the Crown; Star, sash and badge of a Knight Grand Cross of The Royal Victorian Order [G.C.V.O. cr. 2 February 1901]; Queen Victoria Jubilee Medal 1887 with 1897 bar; Volunteer Officer's Decoration; badge, Order of the Red Eagle (Prussia); badge, Order of Ernestine (House Order of the Duchies of Saxony).

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2.


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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; G.H. Brown, Lives of the Fellows of the Royal College of Physicians of London 1826-1925, London, 1955; Michaela Read, Ask Sir James, London, 1987.

Occasion: -

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

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Order of the Bath) Burke's Peerage; (Prussian Order of the Crown, Order of the Red Eagle & Saxe-Ernestine Order) R. Werlich, Orders and Decorations of All Nations, Washington 1990; (Queen Victoria Jubilee Medal 1887) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977; (Volunteer Officer's Decoration) A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, Spinks Standard Catalogue of British and Associated Orders, Decorations & Medals, London, 1990.

Reproduced: (Version) A.C. Fox-Davies, ed., Their Majesties' Court 1906, London, 1907, plate 390; Michaela Reid, Ask Sir James, London 1987, facing p 176.

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