Photograph of Lady Randolph Churchill's funeral, 1921-07-02
Scope and Contents
Photograph of the family gathered round the grave of Lady Randolph Churchill [earlier Jennie Jerome] in front of St Martin's Church in Bladon [Oxfordshire]. From left to right are: WSC, partially obscured by [? CSC] in a long black coat and dress and black veiled hat; then a small boy, John G Churchill, throwing some flowers into the grave; then an unidentified man with a moustache, carrying his hat and cane and looking at the camera; then Oswald Frewen with his hat on his arm, standing next to his mother Clara Frewen [earlier Clara Jerome] in a black veiled hat; then [?] Leonie, Lady Leslie [earlier Leonie Jerome] in a broad-brimmed hat, with Sir John Leslie beside her, holding his hat and cane. More unidentified figures are standing to the right; banks of white flowers are piled up against the church in the background, while more flowers are in the foreground, and in the right foreground is a tall Celtic cross [marking the grave of Lord Randolph Churchill]. The image was originally mislabelled as showing Lord Randolph Churchill’s funeral.
Conditions Governing Access
Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
Language of Materials
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
The image is slightly blurred around the bottom edge, and there is a crack in the bottom right corner.
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian) (Person)