Sitter: Charles Robert (Bobby) Spencer, 6th Earl Spencer (1857-1922).
Biog: Radical MP; Lord Chamberlain of the Household 1905-1912.
Costume: Leveé Dress, H.M. Household (1st class), with mourning band.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: Badge of the Chancellor of the Royal Victorian Order; Queen Victoria Jubilee Medal 1887 with 1897 bar; Coronation Medal 1902; Volunteer Officers' Decoration.
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No of poses: 1.
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Biog: Who's Who; The Times, 27 September 1922, p 12d. (See also, Georgina Battiscombe, The Spencers of Althorp, London 1984.)
Costume: H. Graham Bennet, ed, Dress Worn by Gentlemen at His Majesty's Court and on Occasions of Ceremony, London, 1903.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Royal Victorian Order) Burke's Peerage; (Queen Victoria Jubilee Medal & Coronation Medal 1902) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977; (Volunteer Officers' Decoration) A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, Spinks Standard Catalogue of British and Associated Orders, Decorations & Medals, London, 1990.
Acknowledgements: (Orders etc) David Bownes.