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Neg. No: (SF) (L) 122588
Neg. Size: 8x6
Neg. Date: 17-07-1926

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Sitter: Flight-Lieutenant, later Wing-Commander Cyril Richard Smythe (1899-1984).

Biog: First commission R.A.F. 1918; Wing-Commander, 1939; retired 1946.

Date: 17 July 1926.

Occasion: -

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: TQL standing.

Costume: Full Dress uniform, Flight-Lieutenant, Royal Air Force.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: British War medal 1914-20; Allied Victory medal 1914-19; India General Service medal 1908-35, with clasp.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 4.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: The Air Force List, 1918-46.

Occasion: -

Costume: Dress Regulations For Officers Of The Royal Air Force, London, 1929.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.

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