Photographs and drawings for the official biography, 1874-08 - 1900-08
Scope and Contents
Photographs for Volume I of the official biography, "Winston S Churchill" by Randolph Churchill and Martin Gilbert (not all used): coloured print of John, Duke of Marlborough; ? Leonard Jerome and Clara Jerome; Lord and Lady Randolph Churchill on their engagement, 1874; Lady Randolph in riding habit with whip, Ireland, c 1877; Lord Randolph in fur coat, c 1884; WSC's prep school, Brighton [Sussex], during the Golden Jubilee, 1887; Lady Randolph, 1888-89; WSC in a school group at Mr Davidson's house, Harrow, 1888-89; cartoon from the St Stephen's Review on the Primrose League, 1890; portrait photograph of Lady Randolph; copy of a sketch of Pamela Plowden [later Pamela, Lady Lytton] by Violet Manners, Duchess of Rutland; full length photograph of WSC as 2nd Lieutenant in 4th Hussars, 1895; group photographs of Lady Randolph with the doctors and nurses and executive committee of the American Hospital Ship Fund ; WSC on horseback, in uniform, riding down street in [?] South Africa; Boer War group, sitting and standing, including WSC; [?] arrival of prisoners from the armoured train at Pretoria; souvenir photograph of WSC as Boer War veteran, c 1899 [? produced for Khaki election, Oldham, Lancashire]; WSC in spotted bow tie, c 1900; mounted sketch of WSC by Violet Manners, Duchess of Rutland, 1900.
- 1874-08 - 1900-08
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. The catalogue includes details of some material in the collection which is currently too fragile to be produced and researchers should seek advice from Archives Centre staff about accessing this material.
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Mrs Minnie Churchill, June 2008.
Existence and Location of Copies
See RDCH 9/1/27 for copies of some of these images.
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Churchill, Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer, 1911 - 1968 (politician, author) (Person)