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Album of images of Alexandra

Neg No: GP (D)(00402)
Neg Size: 12"x10"
Neg Date: None

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Sitter: Queen Alexandra (1844-1925) when Princess of Wales.

Queen Alexandra (1844-1925)

Biog: Consort of King Edward VII.

Date: c 4th July 1893.

Occasion: Sitting prior to wedding of King George V, 6th July 1893.

Location: Marlborough House (?), London.

Descr: TQL standing.

Costume: -

Jewellery: -

Furniture and Props: Painted backdrop.

Photographer: James Stack Lauder (1853-1923), trading as 'J. Lafayette', 30 Westmoreland St., Dublin.

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Dictionary of National Biography; Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd ed., Burke's Royal Families of the World, Vol 1, London, 1977, pp. 70 & 308-309.

Photog: Copyright Records, Public Record Office, Kew, COPY 1/413, 4 July 1893. (4 poses registered).

Reproduced: Madame, 2 February 1901, p 233 (on accession to the throne) (printed in reverse). (Versions) The Illustrated London News, 19 Aug. 1893, p. 220; Madame, 2 December 1899, front page (on the sending of the hospital ship 'Princess of Wales' to South Africa); The Lady, 26 June 1902, p 1131 (on the occasion of the Coronation of 1902); Sir Richard Holmes, Edward VII: His Life and Times, Vol II, London 1911, p. 680.

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