Lionel Carden (LOC)

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Bain News Service,, publisher.

Lionel Carden

[between 1890 and 1915]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Date from biographical information.
Photo shows Sir Lionel Edward Gresley Carden (1851-1915), a British diplomatist. (Source: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2009)
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

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Call Number: LC-B2- 2868-16


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    pennylrichardsca (now at ipernity)

    • 26/Feb/2010 18:42:33

    Carden was a British diplomat whose career was focused on Latin America. From his entry at "Sir Lionel Edward Gresley Carden was born on 15 September 1851. He was the son of Reverend Lionel Carden and Lucy Lawrence Ottley. He married Anne Eliza Lefferts, daughter of John Lefferts, on 15 February 1881. He died on 16 October 1915 at age 64, without issue. "Sir Lionel Edward Gresley Carden was educated at Eton College, Eton, Berkshire, England. He was Vice-Consul at Havana in 1877. He was British Commissioner of Mixed Claims Commission, Mexico between 1885 and 1889. He was Consul-General to Cuba between 1898 and 1902. He was Minister at Havana between 1902 and 1905. He was Minister at Guatemala between 1905 and 1911. Between 1911 and 1913 Nicaragua and EI Salvador. He held the office of Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and El Salvador between 1911 and 1913. He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.) in 1912. He was Minister in Mexico in 1913. He was Minister in Brazil in 1914."

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    • 26/Feb/2010 19:36:33

    I love that there are 2 variant tags on moustache here already.

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    Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )

    • 28/Feb/2010 05:45:04

    I added his to Wikipedia: