Sitter: Queen Mary (1867-1953) when Princess Victoria Mary of Teck.
Biog: Consort of King George V.
Date: c 24 June 1893.
Occasion: Sitting prior to wedding, 6 July 1893.
Descr: TQL standing.
Jewellery: Diamond rivière necklace (gift from King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra in memory of the Duke of Clarence, 27 February 1892); other items.
Furnishings and Props: Painted backdrop.
Photographer: James Stack Lauder (1853-1923), trading as 'J Lafayette', 30 Westmoreland St., Dublin.
No of poses: 2 (see also neg no (D)00442).
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Biog: Dictionary of National Biography; Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd ed., Burke's Royal Families of the World, Vol 1, pp 185 & 309.
Jewellery: Leslie Field, The Queen's Jewels, London, 1987, p 30-31.
Photog: Copyright Records, Public Record Office, Kew, COPY 1/412, 24 June 1893, (8 poses registered).
Reproduced: (version) The Lady, 7 July 1897, p 3.