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Sir David Davis

(1859-1938), Justice of the Peace and Lord Mayor of Birmingham 1921-23

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Sir David Davis, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x122617

Sir David Davis

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 25 July 1923
NPG x122617

Sir David Davis, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x122618

Sir David Davis

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 25 July 1923
NPG x122618

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Sydney J. Bush

11 July 2016, 17:46

A letter in the Daily Telegraph maybe 40 years ago by (I recall) Peter Bassano, described his antecedents as above. Sir David Davis was Lord Mayor of Birmingham (Not - as I thought - Newcastle).

Sydney J. Bush

04 July 2016, 23:50

Bassano, the photographer here, was the family name of a group of Portuguese Jewish minstrels at the court of Queen Elizabeth the 1st, at a time when Jews were not officially in England.

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