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(Frederic) Rudolph Lambart, 10th Earl of Cavan (1865-1946), Army commander

Sitter in 21 portraits
Cavan had retired from the army after seeing service in the Boer War, but was recalled in 1914 and established his reputation as a fighting commander at Ypres. In time he was regarded as the best British corps commander on the Western Front and in 1922 was appointed Chief of the Imperial General Staff.

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(Frederic) Rudolph Lambart, 10th Earl of Cavan

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass copy negative, 14 October 1929
NPG x157709