The Monckton-Arundell family
6 of 8 portraits of George Vere Arundell Monckton-Arundell, 8th Viscount Galway
The Monckton-Arundell family
by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 5 October 1934
Given by Bassano & Vandyk Studios, 1974
Artistback to top
- Bassano Ltd (active 1901-1962), Photographers. Artist associated with 42739 portraits.
Sittersback to top
- Hon. Mary Victoria Chaworth-Musters (née Monckton-Arundell) (1924-2010), Former wife of David Henry Fetherstonhaugh, and later second wife of Robert Patricius Chaworth-Musters; daughter of 8th Viscount Galway. Sitter in 9 portraits. Identify
- George Vere Arundell Monckton-Arundell, 8th Viscount Galway (1882-1943), Lieutenant-Colonel and Governor-General of New Zealand. Sitter in 8 portraits. Identify
- Lucia Emily Margaret Monckton-Arundell (née White), Viscountess Galway (1890-1983), Maid of Honour to Queen Alexandra and Justice of the Peace; wife of 8th Viscount Galway; daughter of 3rd Baron Annaly. Sitter in 6 portraits. Identify
- Simon George Robert Monckton-Arundell, 9th Viscount Galway (1929-1971), Son of 8th Viscount Galway. Sitter in 2 portraits. Identify
- Isabel Cynthia (née Monckton), Lady King of Wartnaby (1926-2010), Second wife of Baron King of Wartnaby; daughter of 8th Viscount Galway. Sitter in 10 portraits. Identify
- Celia Ella Vere (née Monckton-Arundell), Lady Rowley (1925-1997), Extra Lady-in-waiting to Princess Alexandra, Hon. Lady Ogilvy; wife of Sir Joshua Francis Rowley, 7th Bt; daughter of 8th Viscount Galway. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
Placesback to top
- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (photographer's studio, 38 Dover Street, London)
Events of 1934back to top
Current affairsSir Stafford Cripps represents the miners of Gresford Colliery in Wrexham at an inquiry into the recent gas explosion and fire which killed 263 miners, and three rescue workers in one of the worst mining disasters in British history.
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