STANLEY, SIR A.H.
Neg. No: (GP) [00097]
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 29-06-1914

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Sitter: Sir Albert Henry Stanley (cr 1914), later 1st Baron Ashfield (1874-1948).

Biog: General Manager of American Electric Railways; Managing Director of the Underground Group of Companies; Chairman of London Passenger Transport Board; Conservative MP 1916-1920 and President of the Board of Trade 1916-1919.

Date: 29 June 1914.

Occasion: Investiture at Buckingham Palace, 29 June 1914: conferral of knighthood.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Velvet Court Dress (New Style).

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: retouched clamp visible behind the sitter.

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Times, 5 Nov 1948, p...col

Occasion: The Times, 30 June 1914, p 11c&d.

Costume: Herbert A.P. Trendell (ed.), Dress Worn at His Majesty's Court, London, 1912.

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