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ALICE, PRINCESS
Neg No: GP 8291
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 24-3-1920

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Sitter: HRH Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (1883-1980), née Princess Alice (Mary Victoria Augusta Pauline) of Albany.

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Biog: Daughter of HRH Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany; m. (1904) Alexander, 1st Earl of Athlone.

Date: 24th March 1920.

Occasion: Sitting prior to the 'Great Georgian' (Charity) Ball, 14 April 1920, organized by Princess Helen, Duchess of Albany and Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone.

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London.

Descr: HL, seated, against lace background.

Costume: -

Jewellery: -

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London.

No of poses: 2

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd ed., Burke's Royal Families of the World, Vol 1, London, 1977, pp 185 & 308; HRH Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, For My Grandchildren, London, 1966.

Occasion: The Sketch, 14 April 1920, p 575; The Gentlewoman, 13 March, p 390; 10 April, p 542; 24 April 1920, p 626; The Tatler, 21 April 1920, p 73.

Reproduced: The Sketch, 14 April 1920 p 575.