Biog: Reigned 1904-1918.
Date: 25 June 1897.
Occasion: The Diamond Jubilee and receipt of Queen
Victoria's Jubilee Medal.
Location: The Lafayette studio, 179 New Bond Street,
Descr: TQL standing.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: Star and Sash of
the Order of the Crown of Rue (Saxony); Star of the Order of Ernestine
(House Order of the Saxon duchies); Kaiser Wilhelm Centenary Medal 1897;
Queen Victoria Jubilee Medal 1897.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop with landscape
after Reynolds;(1) studio column and
Photographer: The firm of J. Lafayette, 179 New Bond
Street, London, W.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of related negatives: 3 [see neg. nos. 1296-23
(group) & 1298A]
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- Biog: Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd ed., Burke's
Royal Families of the World, Vol 1, London, 1977, Vol 1,
p 178a; Louisa of
Tuscany, Ex-Crown Princess of Saxony, My Own Story, London, 1911.
The Times, 25 June 1897, p 9e.
- Costume: -
- Orders, Decorations and Medals: (Orders of
the Crown of Rue and Ernestine) R. Werlich, Orders and
Decorations of All Nations, Washington, 1990; (Kaiser Wilhelm
Medal) Andrew Litherland, Spink's Medal Department; (Queen
Victoria Jubilee Medal) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and
Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977.
- Reproduced: -
- Acknowledgements: (Orders etc) David Bownes, Andrew
Litherland, Spink's Medal Department.
- 1. Backdrop after portrait of Elizabeth Catharine
Rivett, Mrs. Carnac, by Sir Joshua Reynolds c. 1775. (The
Wallace Collection). (J. Ingamells, The Wallace Collection, Catalogue
of Pictures, London, 1985.)