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Album of images of Alexandra

ALEXANDRA, QUEEN
Neg No: GP (D)(00440)
Neg Size: 15"x12"
Neg Date: None

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

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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: FL standing.

Costume: -

Jewellery: -

Furnishings and Props: Painted backdrop.

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

No of poses: 1.

NB A portrait most probably from the same sitting was used in Sarah Tytler, The Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria [check]

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

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. (3 poses registered).

Reproduced: (seated version) Sarah Tytler, The Life of Queen Victoria, Vol III, London, c 1901, opp p 32.

Acknowledgements: -