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Neg No: GP (D)(00444)
Neg Size: 15"x12"
Neg Date: None

Subject: The two daughters of King Edward VII.

Two daughters of Edward VII, copyright V&A

Two daughters of Edward VII, copyright V&A

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.

Jewellery: -

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

Copyright: V&A

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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).