Miniature silhouette - Captain Alfred Arnold Ernest Gyde
Miniature bust-length silhouette in ebonised frame of Captain Alfred Arnold Ernest Gyde, 2nd Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment. He is in Mess Dress uniform. Commissioned, as reported in London Gazette - 16th September 1913, retired in 1924. Hand-written label verso states that he was wounded on the 22nd September 1914. Amies Milner
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Marquess and Marchioness of Anglesey
Sir Charles Henry Alexander Paget, 6th Marquess of Anglesey GCVO (1885-1947) and his bride, Lady Victoria Manners, a daughter of the 8th Duke of Rutland, returning from their honeymoon to their stately home, Beaudesert Hall on the eastern edge of Cannock Chase in Staffordshire. At the Guildhall they were welcomed with a speech from the Mayor of Lichfield, and the Mayoress presented the Marchioness with a bouquet. In this photograph gamekeepers and gardeners are seen drawing the couple's carriage through the grounds, while others push from behind.
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Racing Greyhound pups in a barrow
A wheelbarrow filled with racing greyhound pups at the G.R.A. Staffordshire breeding ground, prior to transfer to the kennels at Northaw, Middlesex. At Northaw, the process of training for dog racing at White City begins, including wearing a collar, learning to lead, breaking from the trap until the 'polished' racing greyhound is ready to 'flash' round the White City Racecourse at nearly 40 m.p.h.
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