by James Jarché, for Daily Herald Click on the links below to find out more
modern bromide print from original negative, 22 May 1932
5 1/2 in. x 7 1/2 in. (130 mm x 190 mm)
Given by IPC Newspapers Limited, 1971
- Daily Herald. Artist associated with 146 portraits.
- James Jarché (1891-1965). Artist associated with 47 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
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