Sitter: William Mansfield, 2nd Baron Sandhurst, later 1st Viscount Sandhurst (1855-1921)
Biog: Lord-in-Waiting 1880-1885; Under-Secretary for War 1886 & 1892-1894; Governor of Bombay 1895-99; Lord Chamberlain, 1912.
Date: 17 July 1900
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London W.
Descr: TQL standing.
Costume: Civil Uniform, Levée Dress (1st Class).
Orders, Decorations & Medals: Star, sash and badge of a Grand Commander of the Star of India [G.C.S.I. cr. 10 March 1900]; Star of a Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire [G.C.I.E. cr. 27 February 1895]; badge & star (barely visible) of a Knight of Grace of the Order of St John of Jerusalem [K.St.J.]; Queen Victoria Jubilee Medal 1887 with 1897 bar.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; Jacobean-Revival Studio Chair.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 1.
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Biog: Who's Who; The Times, 3 November 1921, p 19b.
Costume: H. Graham Bennet, ed, Dress Worn by Gentlemen at His Majesty's Court and on Occasions of Ceremony, London, 1903.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: (The Order of the Star of India & The Order of the Indian Empire) Burke's Peerage; (K.St.J.) Charles W. Tozer, The Insignia and Medals of the Grand Priory of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, London, 1975. (Queen Victoria Jubilee Medal) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977.
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