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Neg No: GP (3661)(B)
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 12-11-1902

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Sitter: Queen Alexandra (1844-1925)

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Biog: Consort of King Edward VII.

Image published in Daisy of Pless: The Happy Years


Date: 12 November 1902.

Occasion: The Kaiser's visit to Sandringham 8-15 November 1902.

Location: Sandringham House, Norfolk.

Descr: TQL seated, against backdrop, with dog.

Costume: -

Jewellery: Crown-crested brooch in the shape of an initial 'E'.

Furniture and Props: Chair with 'Prince of Wales feathers' motif.

Registered Photographer: James Stack Lauder (1853-1923), Lafayette Ltd.

No of poses: - [See also neg. no. 3665, dated 9 November 1902]

Bust used on a postcard with King Edward II

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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.

Occasion: The Times.

Photog: Copyright Records, Public Record Office, Kew, COPY 1/459, 10 & 13 February 1903 (10 poses registered).

Reproduced: (versions) The Illustrated London News, 25 April 1903, p 627; The Queen, 25 April 1903, p 635; The Throne and Country, 14 June 1911, p 43; The Sunday Times, 24 July, 1988, p A 1.

Additional information: For photograph showing costume worn in real setting, see neg. no. 3665, dated 9 November 1902.