Sitter: Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffrey Henry Julian Fitzpatrick [formerly Skeffington-Smyth](1) (1873-1939).
Biog: Captain, 9th Lancers; served on Staff, 1st World War; retired, 1923; member, Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Descr: FL standing.
Costume: Full Dress uniform, Captain, 9th Lancers.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: The Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]; Queen's South Africa medal 1899-1902.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.
Hon Mrs Geoffrey Skeffington-Smyth, née Hon Miss Violet (Francis) Monckton 1898
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 2.
Copyright: V&A Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.
Biog: Who's Who; Army Lists; The Times, 14 March 1939, p 16d.
Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1900.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: (D.S.O) Sir O'Moore Creagh, and E.M. Humphris, The Distinguished Service Order 1886-1923, (facsimile edition), London, 1978; (South Africa medal) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.
Additional Information: -
1. assumed name of Fitzpatric, 1938.