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Neg No: GP (D)(00416 A)
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: None

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Sitter: Queen Mary (1867-1953) when Duchess of York.

Queen Mary (1867-1953) when Duchess of York.

Biog: Consort of King George V.

Date: August/September 1897.

Occasion: Royal visit to Ireland, 18 August-9 September 1897.

Location: Viceregal Lodge, Dublin.

Descr: TQL, standing.

Costume: -

Jewellery: -

Furniture and Props: Painted backdrop.

Photographer: James Stack Lauder (1853-1923), trading as 'J. Lafayette'.

Evidence of Studio at Work: Top of sleeve altered by retouching [for unaltered version, see neg no (D)(00416).

No of negatives: 4

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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, p 185 & 309.

Occasion: -

Costume: -

Jewellery: -

Photog: The Irish Times, 24 August, 1897 p 11f; Copyright Records, Public Record Office, Kew, COPY 1/432, 6 October 1897, (3 poses registered).

Reproduced: Sarah Tytler, The Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria, London, c. 1901, Vol III, opp. p 226; The Gentlewoman, 4 May 1907, supplement; Alison Gernsheim, Fashion and Reality, London, 1963, pl. 184; (version) The Lady, 16 September 1897, frontispiece.