Sitter: 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: Full length, seated.
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.
Furniture and Props: -
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160, New Bond Street, London, W.
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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.