GEORGE V, KING
Neg No: GP (00437)
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: None

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Sitter: King George V (1865-1936).

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Biog: Reigned 1910-1935.

Date: 1910

Occasion: Accession and forthcoming coronation.

Location: None.

Descr: TQL standing. (Contact print from negative image of a 'combined photograph and painting').

Costume: Artist's representation of Coronation robes and naval uniform.

Orders, Decorations and Medals Artist's representation of orders worn by King George V

c. 1910.(1)

Furnishings and Props: -

Registered Photographer: James Stack Lauder (1853-1923), Lafayette Ltd

No of images: 2 [see 00407]

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989

References:

Biog: Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd ed., Burke's Royal Families of the World, Vol 1, London, 1977.

Photog: Copyright records, Public Record Office, Kew, COPY 1/1550, 25 Oct. 1910, (1 pose registered).

Reproduced: Programme and Souvenir of the Royal Visit July, 1911, Hely's Ltd, Dublin, 1911.

Additional Information: This partially painted image is based on an earlier Lafayette photograph of King George V, as Duke of York, in naval captain's uniform taken in 1897, [see neg no (D) (00410)], with the marks of rank on the uniform altered and coronation robes etc. painted in.

1. The level of accuracy varies from a good copy of the Royal Victorian chain to a poor representation of the Garter star.