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Neg. No: 3195 A
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 25-6-1902

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Charles Henry John Chetwynd-Talbot, 20th Earl of Shrewsbury (England) 5th Earl Talbot (Great Britain) & Earl of Waterford (Ireland) (1860-1921);

Gilbert Talbot Esq., page to the Earl at the Coronation of King Edward VII.

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Biog: (Lord Shrewsbury) Hansom Cab & Motor Car pioneer; Founder of the Talbot Motor Company; Premier Earl of England; Hereditary Great Seneschal (Lord High Steward) of Ireland.

Date: 25 June 1902.

Occasion: The Coronation of King Edward VII, 9 August 1902.

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

Descr: FL standing. (The Earl carries a white wand as symbol of his office as Lord High Steward of Ireland).

Costume: (Lord Shrewsbury) Peer's robes over Full Dress, H.M. Household Uniform (1st Class).

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Furniture & Props: Painted backrop with pillar and landscape.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 4.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Burke's Peerage; The Complete Peerage; Who's Who; The Times, 18 May 1921, p.8b.

Occasion: The Times, 11 August 1902, p 6e; G. Woods Wollaston, Coronation Claims (containing a full report of all the cases argued before the Court of Claims at the Coronation of King Edward VII., with other matter relating to Coronation services in General), London, 1910, pp 159-163 & 136-146.

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

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Reproduced: The Throne and Country, Coronation Number, 14 June 1911, p 92 (Gilbert Talbot, page, retouched out).

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