T. W. Cook Sons and Co.
A set of seven items of Diplomatic Uniform 5th class Attaché 1903 representing Full dress and Levee Dress; consisting of a dress coat, a pair of trousers, a bicorn hat, two sword belts; a sword and scabbard. Hand written note with uniform, 'Diplomatic Uniform 5th class Attaché 1903. Full Dress and Levee Dress; Blue cloth coat, single breasted, stand collar lined with black silk, black velvet collar and cuffs gold lace no oak leaves. Buttons; gilt mounted the royal arms, without supporters; surmounted by the imperial crown. Boots; military patent leather. Hat; Black beaver cocked hat with black silk cockade. Black ostrich feather border.......' Supplied in 1903 to 8th Lord Berwick by T.W. Cook and Sons and Co., Diplomatic Tailors, London. Lord Berwick entered the Diplomatic Service in 1903 and was posted to Paris.
8th Lord Berwick collection: Thomas Henry Noel-Hill, 8th Baron Berwick (1877-1947); bequeathed to the National Trust by Edith Teresa Hulton, Lady Berwick (1890-1972).
Marks and inscriptions
Royal App. TW.Cook Sons Co. -? Diplomatic Tailors -? Clifford Street W (printed on crown)
Makers and roles
T. W. Cook Sons and Co., tailors and outfitters