Sir Charles Hardinge, Sir Arthur Nicolson and General Sir John French, 1908. Artist: Queen Alexandra
Sir Charles Hardinge, Sir Arthur Nicolson and General Sir John French, 1908. Charles Hardinge (1858-1944), later Baron Hardinge of Penshurst, was a diplomat who served as British Ambassador to Russia from 1904 to 1905. He was Viceroy of India from 1910 to 1916. Sir Arthur Nicholson (1849-1928) was another prominent diplomat who succeeded Hardinge as Ambassador to Russia. Sir John French (1852-1925) is well known as the first Commander-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force during the First World War. From Queen Alexandra's Christmas Gift Book, Photographs from My Camera, by Queen Alexandra, published by The Daily Telegraph (London, 1908).
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