Sitter: Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (1883-1980), née Princess Alice (Mary Victoria Augusta Pauline) of Albany.
Biog: Daughter of 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.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London.
No of poses: 2
images on this site are copyright V&A. For further information
on using or requesting copies of any images
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.