Subject: The two daughters of King Edward VII.
Sitters: (left to right)
Princess Victoria (1868-1935), née Princess Victoria (Alexandra Olga Mary) of Wales;
Queen Maud of Norway (1869-1938), née Princess Maud (Charlotte Mary Victoria) of Wales.
Date: c 4 July 1893.
Occasion: Sitting prior to wedding of King George V, 6 July 1893.
Location: Exterior of Marlborough House (?), London.
Pose: FL standing.
Costume: Walking dress.
Furniture and Props: Painted backdrop.
Photographer: James Stack Lauder (1853-1923), trading as 'J. Lafayette', 30 Westmoreland St., Dublin.
Evidence of the photographer at work: Stucco of building visible to right of plate; hands of studio assistants holding backdrop either side of plate.
No of poses: 1
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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.
Biog: Dictionary of National Biography; Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd ed., Burke's Royal Families of the World, Vol 1, London 1977, p. 309.
Photog: Copyright Records, Public Record Office, Kew, COPY 1/413, 4 July 1893, (2 poses registered).