'The Royal Shooting Party'
1 portrait of Augusta Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia
'The Royal Shooting Party'
published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, 14 November 1907
3 1/2 in. x 5 3/8 in. (88 mm x 138 mm) overall
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Artistback to top
- Rotary Photographic Co Ltd (active 1897-1916). Artist associated with 1049 portraits.
Sittersback to top
- Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), Queen of Edward VII. Sitter associated with 469 portraits, Artist associated with 10 portraits.
- Prince Arthur of Connaught (1883-1938), Governor-General of South Africa; son of 1st Duke of Connaught and grandson of Queen Victoria. Sitter in 44 portraits.
- Augusta Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia (1858-1921), Consort of Wilhelm II, Emperor of Germany and King of Prussia. Sitter in 10 portraits.
- Sir Walter Douglas Somerset Campbell (1853-1919), Captain and royal courtier. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein (1831-1917), Husband of Princess Helena. Sitter in 30 portraits.
- Princess Louise, Duchess of Connaught (née Princess of Prussia) (1860-1917), Daughter of Prince Frederick of Prussia; wife of Arthur, Duke of Connaught. Sitter in 35 portraits.
- Alice Maud Olivia (née Montagu), Countess of Derby (1862-1957), Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Alexandra; wife of 17th Earl of Derby; daughter of 7th Duke of Manchester. Sitter in 4 portraits.
- King Edward VII (1841-1910), Reigned 1901-10. Sitter associated with 498 portraits.
- King George V (1865-1936), Reigned 1910-36. Sitter in 473 portraits.
- Mr Halsey (active 1906-1907). Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Countess von Keller, Lady-in-Waiting to Augusta Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Baron von dem Knesebeck, German courtier and diplomat. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Maud Evelyn (née Hamilton), Marchioness of Lansdowne (1850-1932), Royal courtier; wife of 5th Marquess of Lansdowne; daughter of 1st Duke of Abercorn. Sitter in 7 portraits.
- Sir Harry Charles Legge (1852-1924), Army officer and royal courtier. Sitter associated with 4 portraits.
- Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939), Daughter of Queen Victoria. Sitter associated with 94 portraits, Artist associated with 1 portrait.
- Adolf, Baron Marschall von Bieberstein (1842-1912), German diplomat. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Queen Mary (1867-1953), Queen consort of King George V. Sitter in 394 portraits.
- Princess Patricia of Connaught (later Lady Patricia Ramsay) (1886-1974), Wife of Sir Alexander Ramsay; daughter of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught; granddaughter of Queen Victoria. Sitter associated with 28 portraits.
- Princess Victoria of Wales (1868-1935), Fourth child of King Edward VII. Sitter associated with 109 portraits.
- Sir David Nairne Welch (1820-1912), Naval commander. Sitter associated with 3 portraits.
- Wilhelm II, Emperor of Germany and King of Prussia (1859-1941), Reigned 1888-1918. Sitter in 44 portraits.
Events of 1907back to top
Current affairsRobert Baden Powell, a former lieutenant-general in the British Army, forms the Boy Scout Movement after holding a camp on Brownsea Island for a group of twenty-two boys of mixed social background. Baden Powell was inspired after finding that his 1903 military training manual Aids to Scouting had become a bestseller, and was being used by teachers and youth workers. The Scout movement has become a Worldwide phenomenon, with over 38 million members in 216 countries.
Art and scienceThe poet, author and critic Edmund Gosse publishes his autobiography Father and Son, an account of his relationship with his devout Christian father, the zoologist Phillip Gosse. Edmund's detailing of his loss of faith is a reflection on the Victorian age itself. Anna Pavlova first dances The Dying Swan, choreographed by Michel Fokine to music by Camille Saint-Saens, at a charity performance.
InternationalAmerica is gripped by a financial crisis as a collapse of trust companies causes panic amongst shareholders. Aged twenty, the Swiss architect Le Corbusier, one of the most influential figures in twentieth-century architecture, designs his first house at La Chaux-de-Fonds in Switzerland.
Exhibitions and displays
- Setting the Scene: Staging and Backdrops in Studio Photographs
Until 4 December