SANDWICH, THE EARL OF
Neg. No: (GP) 6931
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 21-06-1911
Sitter: Edward George Henry Montagu, 8th Earl of Sandwich (1839-1916).
Biog: Colonel Grenadier Guards; Hon. Colonel 5th Battalion King's Royal Rifles; M.P. Huntingdon, 1876-84 & Mayor 1897-99; landowner.
Date: 21 June 1911.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Descr: FL standing.
Costume: Peer's robes over Dress Uniform, Lord Lieutenant (English County).
Orders, Decorations & Medals: Star and badge of a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order [K.C.V.O. cr. 2 July 1906]; star and badge of a Knight of Justice of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem; Queen Victoria Jubilee medal, 1897; Jubilee medal, 1897 (Mayor's issue); Coronation medal, 1902.
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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Biog: Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Times, 27 June 1916, p 11b.
Costume: Herbert A.P. Trendell, ed, Dress Worn at His Majesty's Court, London, 1908.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Royal Victorian Order & Order of St. John of Jerusalem) Burke's Peerage; (others) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977.