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SMITH, THE RT. REV. DR. LINTON
Neg. No: M 23113
Neg. Size: 8 1/2" x 6 1/2"
Neg. Date: 01-06-1927

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Sitter: Rt. Rev. Martin Linton Smith (1869-1950).

Biog: D.S.O. (1917) for services in the field: in the battles of the Somme, of Arras, and the third battle of Ypres ; Bishop of Hereford (1920-30); Bishop of Rochester (1930-39); an enthusiastic worker for Sunday schools.

Date: 1 June 1927.

Occasion: Synod of the Clergy of the Diocese of Hereford, 18 May 1927.

"The Bishop of Hereford has been presented with a saloon motor-car by the clergy and laity of the diocese in appreciation of the manner in which he has travelled over the scattered diocese during the past seven years" (The Times, 19 May 1927, p 11g).

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Descr: TQL seated.

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No of poses: 4.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

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Biog: Who's Who; The Times, 9 October 1950, p 6g & 11 October 1950, p 8d.

Occasion: The Times, 3 May 1927, p 19f & 19 May 1927, p 11g.

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