Sitter: Queen Alexandra (1844-1925).
Biog: Consort of King Edward VII.
Date: 12 November 1902.
Occasion: The Kaiser's visit to Sandringham 8-15 November 1902.
Location: Sandringham House, Norfolk.
Descr: Almost FL, standing (hands linked), against backdrop.
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].
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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.
Date: See neg. no. 3661.
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.