1901 Alexandra and Pekingese based on painting by S. Begg

This appeared in The Illustrated London News. Numerous photos of her with pet dogs were taken and a number are reproduced here.

Sepia tone removed by gogm.

1901 Alexandra and Pekingese from ILN based on painting by S. Begg EB detint

Leg-o-mutton sleeves extend above the shoulders while these puffed sleeves almost do not showing how puffed sleeves changed into the 1900s.

Keywords:  1901, Begg, Queen Alexandra, Glucksberg family, Welf family, Wettin family, Princess, Queen, British, curly coiffure, high enclosing neckline, long high puffed sleeves, waist band, shallow-vee waistline, necklace, brooch, bracelets


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