Sitters: (left to right) Queen Alexandra (1844-1925); King Edward VII (1841-1910).
Released as a hand-coloured postcard with glitter
Released as a postcard after the death of King Edward VII
Date: July/August 1903
Occasion: Royal Visit to Ireland 20 July - 2 August 1903.
Descr: TQL standing, against backdrop.
Decorations: (King Edward VII) Order of St Patrick, (sash and breast star); Order of the Bath (breast star and badge); the Star of India; the badge of St Michael and St. George; the Order of the Indian Empire; the Royal Victorian Order; the Queen Victoria Jubilee medal 1887 (with 1897 Jubilee bar); Volunteer Officer's decoration; Imperial Service Order; the Royal Victorian chain.
Registered Photographer: James Stack Lauder (1853-1923), Lafayette Ltd.
No of poses: 1 [see also neg. nos. (00424) & (00425)]
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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 308-309.
Photog: Copyright Records, Public Record Office, Kew, COPY 1/465, 19 September 1903, (2 poses registered).
Reproduced: The Irish Times, 11 July 1907, p 8; (Version) The Queen, 14 May 1910, p 865; Sir Richard Holmes, King Edward VII: His Life and Times, Vol. II, London, 1911, opp. p 649.