by James Russell & Sons
albumen cabinet card, August 1876
5 7/8 in. x 4 in. (149 mm x 102 mm) image size
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Sitterback to top
- Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), Queen of Edward VII. Sitter associated with 388 portraits, Artist of 2 portraits.
This portraitback to top
This photograph was taken during Cowes Regatta on the Isle of Wight, an important sporting and social occasion. The Prince of Wales became commodore of the Royal Yacht Squadron at Cowes in 1863. Alexandra was always considered a leader in fashion. The outfit she wears is based on gentleman's tailoring and she wears a variation of a man's bowler hat.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Lambert, Miles, Fashion in Photographs 1860-1880, 1991, p. 122
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Alexandra of Denmark (28 September 2007 - 13 January 2008)