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Neg No: GP 101944
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 31-05-1923

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Sitter: Queen Mary (1867-1953). 

Queen Mary (1867-1953). 

Biog: Consort of King George V.

Date: 31 May 1923.

Occasion: The second court of the season, 31 May 1923.

Location: Buckingham Palace.

Descr: TQL standing.

Costume: Court dress.

Jewellery and Decorations: The 'Cambridge and Delhi Durbur' emerald and diamond parure, 1911; the insignia of the Order of the Garter, 1911.

Accessories: -

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160, New Bond Street, London, W.

This image unretouched. Compare with 9035a

No of poses: 10

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Biog: Dictionary of National Biography, Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd ed., Burke's Royal Families of the World, Vol I, London, 1977, p 309.

Occasion & Costume: The Times, 1 June 1923, p?a.

Jewellery: Leslie Field, The Queen's Jewels, London, 1987; Suzy Menkes, The Royal Jewels, London, 1988.

Decorations: Leslie Field, The Queen's Jewels, London, 1987, pp 183-4.

Reproduced: [Versions] The Queen, 24 July 1929, front page; The Queen, 25 September 1929, front page.