Photograph

Object number

LDVAL 2006.32.14

Description

Black and white photograph of Mr Bastable, the father-in-lae of Hilda Bastable. He is weraing the official badge of the Chairman of Sanitary Inspector's. From a collection of items documenting Mrs Godfrey's time as Mayor elect for London Borough of Barking for the year 1974-5. Her daughter, Hilda Bastable was her Mayoress for this term.

Physical description

Black and white bust length photograph of a man aged in his 60s. He wears a dark grey three-piece suit with a white shirt and patterned tie underneath. He has a white handkerchief in his breast pocket. His graying hair is swept back and he is looking slightly to his left. Around his neck, suspended on a wide piece of dark fabric, is an enameled badge of office, emblazoned with ?Chairman?.

Condition

Good

Type

Photograph

Size

Photograph length: 218mm
width: 166mm

Collection type

Social history

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1670/14 (2006-12-15)

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Metadata
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypePhotograph
Collection typeSocial history