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HAMILTON, Gen Sir Ian Standish Monteith (1853-1947)

Photographs, 1855-1947

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HAMILTON: 18/1

1855-1899

Various photographs including childhood portraits of Hamilton, 1856, 1863; photographs of painted portraits of Hamilton's parents, Col Christian Monteith Hamilton and Corinna Hamilton, 1855; group of schoolboys [at Wellington College, Berkshire, possibly including Hamilton, 1866-1870]; Hafton House, Argyllshire, Scotland; Hamilton as a sub lieutenant with officers of 12th (East Suffolk) Regt, Minden Day, Aug 1873; Hamilton with his shikari Rajvelli and hunting trophies of ibex and markhor, Baramoola, India, Sep 1876; Hamilton with Jean Miller Hamilton and the Muir family, India, 1886; two photographs of Jean, 1892; Hamilton as Commandant of the School of Musketry, Hythe, Kent, 1898-1899; photographs of portraits of Hamilton by John Singer Sargent. 1 file (65 photographs) Many used to illustrate Hamilton's When I was a boy (Faber and Faber, London, 1939) and Listening for the drums (Faber and Faber, London, 1944)


HAMILTON: 18/2

[1860-1880]

Album of photographs of Hamilton's relations and family friends, including his father Col Christian Monteith and childhood photographs of Hamilton and his brother Vereker Monteith Hamilton. 1 vol [many photographs with missing or incomplete captions]


HAMILTON: 18/3

1876-1938

Various outsize photographs, including Hamilton with his shikari Rajvelli and hunting trophies of ibex and markhor, India, 1876; Hamilton with Sir Claude Maxwell MacDonald, British Ambassador to Japan, British military attachés and Japanese Army and Navy officers, Tokyo, 1904; Hamilton with Nicholas II, Czar of Russia, at Russian Army manoeuvres, Ropsha, Tsarskoe Seloe, Russia, 1909; Hamilton with FM Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar, Waterford and Pretoria, AF Sir Gerard Henry Uctred Noel, and other British and German officers, at the Hotel Bellevue, Dresden, Germany, 9 Sep 1909; five panoramic photographs of W Beach and around Chocolate Hill and Chunuk Bair Mountain, Gallipoli peninsula, undated; portrait of French Gen Albert d'Amade, former General Officer Commanding French Corps Expéditionnaire d'Orient, with holograph dedication to Hamilton, 1 Dec 1915; Hamilton at Culver Military Academy, Indiana, USA [1930]; portraits of Hamilton, 1903, 1938. With two watercolour sketches by Richard Knötel of Hamilton speaking with Ernst Heinrich, Prince of Saxony, at the Saxon manoeuvres of 1909, and 'Eisen verloren' of Prussian Uhlan cavalry. 1 box (24 photographs, 2 sketches)


HAMILTON: 18/4

1878-1884

Album of photographs of Deanston House, Perthshire; the Muir family, including Jean (later Jean Miller Hamilton) at Deanston and at 'The Oaks', Johnstone, Renfrewshire; Jean at Kames Castle, Isle of Arran; the wedding of Elizabeth 'Bessie' Muir to Thomas George Harry Moncreiffe, 30 Aug 1883; the Moncreiffe family at Moncreiffe House, Perthshire. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 18/5

1885-1887

Album of photographs of Hamilton and Jean Miller Hamilton, relatives, friends and colleagues in India, including fancy dress balls, Simla, 1886; wedding of Fanny Simpson, Simla 1886; Foreign Office staff, Simla, 1886; Lt Gen Sir Frederick Sleigh Roberts, Bt, Commander in Chief India, with his military staff; Elizabeth and Thomas George Harry Moncreiffe and their household, 1885; wedding of Hamilton and Jean Muir, Feb 1887; the Hamiltons' home at 'Stirling Castle', Simla. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 18/6/1-3

1887

Photograph portrait of Hamilton, Calcutta, 1887 (in small metal oval frame); portrait of unknown man (in small metal oval frame, c1900); photograph of Margaret Heathcote aged five months, with nanny (c1900). 3 photographs


HAMILTON: 18/7

1890-1893

Album of photographs of Hamilton and Jean Miller Hamilton, relatives, friends and colleagues in India, including the installation of Rajagan Singh, Maharahah of Karputhala, Nov 1890; at Lucknow, Nov 1891; Simla, 1891; at Baghi, 1891; Tiger hunt at Rewah, 1891; the Hamilton's house at Lucknow, 1891-1893; review of cavalry at Meerut, 1891. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 18/8/1-2

1897

Album of photographs of the Tirah Campaign, taken by René Bull, correspondent of Black and White magazine, including Hamilton; Lt Gen Sir William Lockhart; Lt Gen Paul Sanford Methuen, 3rd Baron Methuen; Gordon Highlanders, Gurkha Rifles, King's Own Scottish Borderers and the Northamptonshire Rgt; captured Afridi tribesmen; firing rocket projectiles from Karuppa Camp; mountain artillery; field hospitals; Forts Harisid and Jamrud; Kohat, Samphaga and Armhanga Passes, Peshawar, Bagh and the Chragru Kotal. With Black and White war album number 3, the Tirah Campaign, snapshots by Bull (Black and White Publishing Co, London, 1899). 1 vol, 1 magazine


HAMILTON: 18/9

[1890s],1899-1911

Various outsize photographs, including Hamilton sailing with Gen Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Baron Roberts of Kandahar and Waterford, at Deanston, Perthshire[1890s]; Lt Gen George Stuart White, commanding Natal Field Force, Ladysmith, with his staff, including Hamilton, 1899-1900; Wagon Hill, Ladysmith, 1900; British dead at Spion Kop, Natal, 26 Jan 1900; Hamilton as Indian Military attaché to the Japanese Army, with other foreign military attachés and Japanese officers, Japan, 1904; Hamilton as Inspector General of Overseas Forces being carried in a litter, Sierra Leone, 1911. 1 file (7 outsize photographs)


HAMILTON: 18/10

1900 Dec

Large framed photograph of FM Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Baron Roberts of Kandahar and Waterford, Commander in Chief South Africa, and Sir Alfred Milner, High Commissioner, with their staffs at Cape Town, South Africa, including Hamilton; Col Edward George Villiers Stanley, Lord Stanley; Lt Col Sir Henry Seymour Rawlinson, 2nd Bt; Lt Col John Hanbury-Williams; Capt Henry Hughes Wilson. 1 outsize photograph


HAMILTON: 18/11

1900 Dec

Large framed photograph of Hamilton at Capetown, South Africa, with Capt Henry Hughes Wilson, Lt Col Sir Henry Seymour Rawlinson, 2nd Bt, Capt the Hon Ferdinand Charles Stanley and Col Edward George Villiers Stanley, Lord Stanley. 1 outsize photograph


HAMILTON: 18/12

1900-1901

Photographs relating to Hamilton's service in the Second Boer War, including Hamilton with Capt Henry Hughes Wilson, Lt Col Sir Henry Seymour Rawlinson, 2nd Bt, Capt the Hon Ferdinand Charles Stanley and Col Edward George Villiers Stanley, Lord Stanley, 1900; Hamilton with Lt Col Alexander Whitelaw Thorneycroft; British dead at Spion Kop, Natal, 26 Jan 1900; portraits of Hamilton as Lt Gen, Chief of Staff South Africa; group photograph of conference at Middelburg, Transvaal, 28 Feb 1901, including Lt Gen Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Baron of Khartoum and Aspall, Commander in Chief South Africa; Col Hubert Ion Wetherall Hamilton, Military Secretary; Captain Frank Aylmer Maxwell, ADC to Kitchener; Lt Col David Henderson, Director of Military Intelligence South Africa; Boer Gen Louis Botha; N de Wet, Botha's Secretary and D van Velden, Transvaal Government Secretary; Hamilton and Kitchener at Government House, Pretoria, 2 Jun 1902. 1 file (12 photographs)


HAMILTON: 18/13

1903-1910

Various photographs including Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry and Hampshire Carabiniers Yeomanry at army manoeuvres, Salisbury Plain, [1909]; Gordon Highlanders [at Salisbury Plain], Sep 1909; Hamilton riding in funeral procession of Edward VII, King of Great Britain and Ireland, 1910. 1 file (34 photographs)


HAMILTON: 18/14

1904 Oct

Large framed photograph of Hamilton with Japanese Gen Takemoti Kuroki and other Japanese officers at the battle of Sha-ho, Manchuria, Russo-Japanese War. 1 outsize photograph


HAMILTON: 18/15/1-5

1906

Photographs relating to Hamilton's visit as a British observer of German army manoeuvres, comprising photographs with Wilhelm II, Kaiser of Germany, and other British observers, including FM Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar, Waterford and Pretoria, FM Arthur William Patrick Albert, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, Lt Gen Sir John Denton Pinkstone French and Lt Gen Sir Thomas Kelly-Kenny. 1 file (1 album and 4 photographs)


HAMILTON: 18/16

1909-1910

Album of various photographs, including Russian Army manoeuvres attended by Hamilton at Ropsha, Tsarskoe Seloe, Russia, 1909, and Hamilton with Nicholas II, Czar of Russia; Hamilton with Edward VII, King of Great Britain and Ireland, at Bristol, 1909; Hamilton riding in funeral procession of Edward VII, May 1910; Hamilton as General Officer Commanding Southern Command at army manoeuvres, Salisbury Plain, 1910; Hamilton family photographs at Stirling, Glendoe and Deanston, Scotland, and at Chesham, Buckinghamshire. 1 unfinished vol


HAMILTON: 18/17

1910

Album of photographs relating to Hamilton as General Officer Commanding Mediterranean Command, Malta, including his inspection of Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland) Highlanders on his arrival at Malta, Oct 17; his inspection of the King's Own Malta Rgt; Hamilton and Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, at their residence, San Antonio Palace. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 18/18

1910-1912

Album of photographs relating to Hamilton's tours as Inspector General of Overseas Forces, comprising visits to Sudan, Egypt, Barbados, Panama, Jamaica, Cuba, Bermuda, Ceylon, South Africa, Rhodesia, Madeira, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Italy, Gibraltar, Hong Kong and China, including reviews of Sudanese and Egyptian Mounted Infantry at Omdurman, Imperial Camel Corps at Cairo, the Hampshire Rgt in South Africa, volunteer forces and police at Barbados, the North Rhodesian Police at Bulawayo and manoeuvres at Hun-Tsun, near Peking, and at Hong Kong; with FM Paul Sanford Methuen, 3rd Baron Methuen, Governor of Natal and staff, South Africa; with Gen Sir Archibald Hunter, Governor of Gibraltar; with Lt Gen Sir Francis Reginald Wingate, Governor General of Sudan, in Khartoum, Sudan; with Lt Gen Sir Frederick Walter Kitchener, Governor of Bermuda; with Johnston Forbes Robertson, actor, on Steam Ship LUSITANIA; officers of the Barbados Volunteers; guard of honour of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry at Hong Kong; French DANTON class battleships at Toulon, France. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 18/19

1910-1914

Photographs relating to Hamilton's tours as Inspector General of Overseas Forces, including Hamilton with Col the Hon Samuel Hughes, Canadian Minister of Militia and Defence, 1913; his inspection of Australian cadet forces, 1914. With album of panoramic views of army manoeuvres, Canada, 1913; photographs of amphibious exercises at Malta under Adm Sir Archibald Berkeley Milne, Bt, Commander in Chief Mediterranean, including RN battlecruiser HMS INFLEXIBLE and destroyer flotilla leaving Valetta, unloading of traction engines from RN battleship HMS GLORY and landing of troops, mules and field guns, Mar-Apr 1913. 1 file (1 album and 57 photographs)


HAMILTON: 18/20

1913 Jun 6-1913 Jun 14

Photographs of Hamilton's tour of Canada as Inspector General of Overseas Forces, including review of 48th Highlanders at Toronto, 7 Jun; church parade at Ottawa, 8 Jun; inspection of cadets at Toronto, 10 Jun; manoeuvres at camp, Niagara-on-the-Lake, 11-12 Jun; manoeuvres at cavalry camp, St Joseph de Levis, 14 Jun; review of Volunteers and City Cadets Corps, Quebec, 14 Jun. 1 file, 22 photographs


HAMILTON: 18/21

1914, 1916

Various photographs relating to World War One, including four London News Agency photographs of German light cruiser EMDEN wrecked by gunfire of Royal Australian Navy light cruiser HMAS SYDNEY, North Keeling, Cocos Islands, 9 Nov 1914; French Gen Joseph Jacques Césaire Joffre presenting Hamilton with the Grand' Croix de la Légion d'Honneur, France, 16 Apr 1916; FM Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl of Khartoum and Broome, Secretary of State for War, on RN battleship HMS IRON DUKE, Scapa Flow, 5 Jun 1916, with holograph caption by AF John Rushworth Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe; two German Army medical orderlies. With photograph of Royal Flying Corps crew in nose of Handley Page bomber, and letters to Mary Forbes Shield from AVM Henry Karslake Thorold regarding the photograph, 27 Oct 1948 and 11 Mar 1965. 1 file (12 photographs)


HAMILTON: 18/22

1915 Apr-1930 Jun

Photographs relating to the Dardanelles Expedition, including duplicates of official photographs supplied by the Central News Agency; Hamilton reviewing French troops in Egypt, 5 Apr 1915; Hamilton with V Adm Sir John Michael de Robeck, Cdre Roger John Brownlow Keyes and Maj Gen Walter Pipon Braithwaite on RN battleship HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH, Apr 1915; Hamilton on deck of RN G Class destroyer RATTLESNAKE waiting to board hospital ship GASCON to see Maj Gen William Thomas Bridges, 16 May 1915; Indian troops, mules and casualties at V Beach; Hamilton's HQ on Imbros; Lt Cdr Martin Eric Nasmith and Lt Cdr Edward Courtney Boyle on deck of RN submarine E 11; Hamilton decorating French officers, 29 Sep 1915; Hamilton and his staff at Kephalos, Imbros, 17 Oct 1915; Hamilton at the War Office, London, after his recall from the Dardanelles, 23 Oct 1915; Turkish battlecruiser YAVUZ SULTAN SELIM (formerly German battlecruiser GOEBEN), [1915]; portrait of Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, 1915; The memorial at Cape Helles, sent to Hamilton by Keyes, 6 Oct 1927; photographs of Gallipoli battlefields taken by Alec Riley during veterans' visit, May-Jun 1930. 1 file (87 photographs, 20 negatives). With two outsize copies of official photograph of V Beach, Gallipoli, taken from SS RIVER CLYDE, 1915 (official number 2038).


HAMILTON: 18/23

1915

French photographs of the Dardanelles Expedition, including loading of SS RIVER CLYDE at Bizerte, Tunisia, Mar 1915; revue of French troops at Alexandria, Egypt by Hamilton and French Gen Albert d'Amade, 5 Apr; French troopships PROVENCE and FRANCE; French armoured cruiser JEANNE D'ARC; SS RIVER CLYDE at V Beach; French camp on Lemnos; Sedd-el-Bahr fortress; French armoured cars; French 1 Div camp, Helles; Maurice Farman aircraft on Tenedos; French artillery; Turkish prisoners; French trenches; Senegalese, Zouaves and Colonial troops; the body of French Brig Gen Marie François Adolphe Gabriel Ganeval, killed on 7 Jun; visits by French senators, Russian Naval attachés, French V Adm Émile Paul Aimable Guépratte and FM Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl of Khartoum and Broome, Secretary of State for War; revue of the Royal Naval Division by French Generals d'Amade, Henri Joseph Étienne Gouraud and Maurice Camille Bailloud. 1 volume (200 photographs)


HAMILTON: 18/24

1919 Aug

Photographs relating to the visit of the Military Members of the Army Council to the British Army of the Rhine, including Hamilton, Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Secretary of State for War, FM Sir Henry Hughes Wilson, 1st Bt, Chief of the Imperial General Staff, and Gen Sir William Robert Robertson, 1st Bt, General Officer Commanding British Army of the Rhine, at army manoeuvres and inspections of infantry, cavalry, tanks and nurses. 1 file (61 photographs)


HAMILTON: 18/25

1919-1929

Various photographs, including George V, King of Great Britain and Ireland, awarding Hamilton the Knight Grand Cross of St Michael and St George, 1919; Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, 1920; Hamilton at services of the Order of the Bath, London, 20 Apr 1920 and 10 Apr 1928; Hamilton with Lt Gen Sir Alexander John Godley, General Officer Commanding British Army of the Rhine, at meeting of the Rhineland branch of the Ex-Servicemen's League, Cologne, Germany, 14 Apr 1922; signed photograph of Christian X, King of Denmark, 6 Feb 1924; Hamilton meeting French Marshal Ferdinand Foch, London, 1928; Hamilton with French Gen Henri Joseph Étienne Gouraud; Hamilton with Maj Gen the Hon Sir Granville de Laune Ryrie, High Commissioner for Australia in Great Britain and Hon Sir Christopher James Parr, High Commissioner for New Zealand in Great Britain; Hamilton at Armistice Day commemorations, British Legion rallies and unveilings of war memorials, [1920s]. 1 box (128 photographs)


HAMILTON: 18/26

1930-1939

Various photographs of Hamilton, including birthday portraits Jan 1934, 1938, 1939; at ANZAC day services, London, 25 Apr 1930-1939; with FM Sir William Robert Robertson, 1st Bt, and Lt Gen Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell of Gilwell at the funeral of FM Herbert Charles Onslow Plumer, 1st Baron Plumer, 20 Jul 1932; with Edward Albert Christian George Patrick David, Prince of Wales on his visit to Rothesay, Isle of Bute, 19 Jun 1933; reviewing of the Pensioners of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London and the parade of the Metropolitan area of the British Legion, Hyde Park, Sep 1933; his address to students as Lord Rector of Edinburgh University, 1933; reviewing British Legion colours with Albert Frederick Arthur George, Duke of York, 2nd son of King George V, Hyde Park, 20 May 1934; with Lt Gen Sir Aylmer Gould Hunter-Weston at the last commemorative parade of veterans of 29 Div at the Cenotaph, London, 26 Apr 1936; with the South African War Veterans' Association at the funeral of (Joseph) Rudyard Kipling, 1936; at a rally of British Legion, Hyde Park, 27 Jun 1937; with Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, at Lennoxlove, East Lothian, Aug 1937; at a children's charity tea party at 1 Hyde Park Gardens, London, 16 Dec 1937; at the service of the Order of St Michael and St George, St Paul's Cathedral, London, 23 Apr 1938; with Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill MP and AF Sir Roger John Brownlow Keyes, Bt, at a memorial reunion of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Association and the Royal Naval Division Association, Crystal Palace, London, 11 Jun 1938. 1 box (158 photographs)


HAMILTON: 18/27

1934 Jan 31-1934 Feb 3

Photographs relating to the visit of Hamilton to Berlin, Germany, to receive from German President FM Paul Ludwig Hans von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg, the drums of 2 Bn Gordon Highlanders which were left in Belgium and brought to Germany during World War One, including Hamilton and Lt Col Stanley Robert McClintock, Commanding Officer 2 Bn Gordon Highlanders, Col (Augustus Francis) Andrew (Nicol) Thorne, British Military Attaché, Berlin, German Col Oskar von Hindenburg, German Capt Freiherr von Berchtols and German soldiers of the Reichswehr with the drums; German sailors carrying the drums from the German liner BREMEN at Southampton; Hamilton and Kriegsmarine Fähnrich zur See Günther Prien on deck of the BREMEN, with holograph dedication by Prien; parade of 2 Bn Gordon Highlanders marching with the drums at Aldershot, Hants. 1 file (20 photographs)


HAMILTON: 18/28

1938 Jul-1938 Aug

Photographs relating to the visit by British ex-servicemen to Germany, and Hamilton's meeting with Hitler at Obersalzberg, near Berchtesgaden, 5-6 Aug, including wreath laying at Cologne; parading with the National Socialist Reichkriegerbundes (German veterans association); Hamilton meeting SS Maj D von Jena and other SS officers in Berlin; wreath laying at the Reichsehrenmal, Unter den Linden, Berlin; Hamilton and Hitler on the terrace at Obersalzberg and in conversation at table. 1 vol and 5 photographs


HAMILTON: 18/29

1940-1947

Various photographs of Hamilton, including at ANZAC day services; London, 25 Apr 1940-1947; his birthday parties at 1 Hyde Park Gardens, London, Jan 1943-1947; with Clementine, wife of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill MP, at the opening of the New Zealand Forces Club, London, 9 Aug 1940; inspecting bomb damage at 1 Hyde Park Gardens, Oct 1940; with the Westminster Scottish Cadet Corps, May 1942; with FM Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Viscount of Cyrenaica and Winchester, Aileen Mary Roberts, Countess Roberts of Kandahar, Waterford and Pretoria, and Mary Forbes Shield, at The Camp, Ascot, Berks, 11 Jul 1943; at the unveiling of a memorial tablet dedicated to Capt Harold Knight, Scots Guards, the adopted son of Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, who died of wounds in Libya in Jun 1941, Kilmadock Cemetary, Doune, Perthshire, 25 Aug 1943; at the Scottish British Legion annual conference parade, Edinburgh, 2 Jul 1945; reviewing the parade of the South African War Veterans' Association, Whitehall, London, 5 May 1946; with veterans of the siege of Ladysmith, 1899-1900, at Portland Place, London, 2 Mar 1947; bronze bust of Hamilton by Professor Kisfalud Sigismund de Strobl, sculptor. With typescript list of photographs lent to Alan McCrae Moorehead for his book Gallipoli (Hamish Hamilton, London, 1956), 12 and 23 Nov 1955. 1 box (135 photographs)

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