Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell; Claude John Perceval

1 portrait of Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell; Claude John Perceval, by Unknown photographer, 1929? - NPG x8893 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell; Claude John Perceval

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1929?
113 mm x 136 mm
Photographs Collection
NPG x8893

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Baden-Powell stands on the left at a public engagement In Farnham. Baden-Powell had relations who lived in the town and whilst visiting them decided he would like to live in the area. He was shown a house in nearby Bentley called Blackacre Farm which he bought in 1918 changing its name to Pax Hill. This became the family home until 1938 when he moved with Olave to Kenya.

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