Sitter: HRH Prince Albert Victor (Christian Edward), Duke of Clarence and Avondale (1864-1892).
Biog: Eldest son of King Edward VII; Lieutenant 10th Hussars, June 1885; Captain, June 1887; Major, May 1889; personal Aide-de-Camp to Queen Victoria 1887-1892.
Date: Cabinet carte c 1892;(1) photographic session c April 1889.
Location: Marlborough House (?), London.
Descr: Bust portrait cropped from TQL version.
Costume: Captain's full dress uniform of the 10th (Prince of Wales' Own Royal) Hussars, worn with A.D.C. aiguillette.
Decorations: Star of The Order of the Garter [K.G. cr. 1883]; Star of The Order of St. Patrick [K.P. invested 28 June 1887]; Star and Badge of a Knight of Grace of The Order of St. John of Jerusalem; Queen Victoria's Jubilee medal 1887.
Photographer: James Stack Lauder (1853-1923), trading as 'J Lafayette', 30 Westmoreland Street, Dublin.
No of poses: 1.
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Biog: Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd ed., Burke's Royal Families of the World, Vol 1, London, 1977, p 309a.
Orders, Decorations and Medals: (Order of the Garter) Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd ed., Burke's Royal Families of the World, Vol 1, London, 1977, p 309a. (Order of St Patrick) Peter Galloway, The Most Illustrious Order of St. Patrick 1783-1983, Chichester, 1983, p 125.
Photog: Copyright records, Public Record Office, Kew: COPY 1/396, 8 April 1889. (4 poses registered 8 & 16 April 1889 & 11 June 1889).
Reproduced: Charles Bullock, Prince Albert Victor: A Memory, London, c 1892 (2nd edition), frontispiece.
Acknowledgements: (Biog., Uniform and Orders etc.) Mrs. S.K. Hopkins, Head of Department of Uniform, Badges and Medals, The National Army Museum, London.
1. Carte printed Lafayette, Dublin, Glasgow & Manchester; Lafayette's Glasgow branch opened 1890, Manchester