RENWICK, SIR H
Neg. No: (GP) 8626
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 01-03-1921

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Sitter: Sir Harry (Benedetto) Renwick, later 1st Bt (cr 1927).

Biog: Chairman of regional electricity companies and a pioneer in electrical supply; Director of Feeding Stuffs, Ministry of Food, 1916-18.

Date: 1 March 1921.

Occasion: The King's Levée at St James's Palace, 1 March 1921; in attendance.

Location: -

Descr: HL.

Costume: Velvet Court Dress, (New Style).

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Star and badge of a Knight Commander of The British Empire [K.B.E cr. 1 January 1920].

Furniture & Props: -

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Times, 9 January 1932, p 12f.

Occasion: The Times, 2 March 1921, p 14b.

Costume: Herbert A.P. Trendell, ed, Dress and Insignia Worn at His Majesty's Court, London, 1921.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: A. Winton Thorpe, ed., Handbook to The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, (facsimile edition), London, 1988.

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