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Neg. No: (GP) L 8979
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 23-02-1926

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Sitter: Philip Grantham Yorke, later 9th Earl of Hardwicke (1906-1974).

Philip Grantham Yorke, later 9th Earl of Hardwicke (1906-1974).

Biog: Son of Hon. Alfred Yorke, 2nd son of 7th Earl of Hardwicke; Major SAS, late Lieutenant, The Life Guards.

Date: 23 February 1926.

Occasion: The Levée, 23 February 1926: presented, on first appointment, by the Gold Stick-in-Waiting, Major-General the Hon. Sir C.E. Bingham.

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

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Levée Dress, 2nd Lieutenant, The Life Guards.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop. 

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

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

No of poses: 3.

Philip Grantham Yorke, later 9th Earl of Hardwicke (1906-1974).


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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.  


Biog: Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Army List, 1926; The Times, 2 January 1975, p 14g & 14 January 1975, p 16h.

Occasion: The Times, 24 February 1926, p 17d.

Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1911.

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