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