Neg. No: (GP) 5605
Neg. Size: 12"X10"
Neg. Date: 12-02-1914

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Sitter: Sir (cr. 1914) Samuel Turner (1840-1924).

Biog: Senior Partner in the cotton mills of S. Turner & Co. Ltd, the asbestos works of Turner Bros. Ltd, and Chairman of Turner's and Newall Ltd; Mayor of Rochdale 1901-1903.

Date: 12 February 1914.

Occasion: The King's Investiture (New Year Honours), Buckingham Palace, 12 February 1914; conferral of knighthood.

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

Descr: FL.

Costume: Velvet Court Dress (New Style).

Costume Supplier: -

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Coronation Medal 1902 (Mayor's issue).

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Times 12 August 1924, p 15c.

Occasion: The Times, 13 February 1914, p 9a.

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

Costume Supplier: -

Orders, Decorations & Medals: Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977.

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