1902 The Anointing of Queen Alexandra at the Coronation of Edward VII by Laurits Tuxen (Royal Collection)

The canopy bearers are (from l. to r.) the Duchesses of Portland (Winifred), Marlborough (Consuelo), Montrose (Violet) and Sutherland (Millicent).

1902 The Anointing of Queen Alexandra at the Coronation of Edward VII by Laurits Tuxen (Royal Collection)

Queen Alexandra kneels under a canopy held at each corner by a lavishly dressed peeress in this Tuxen group portrait. All of them appear to be wearing curly hair and choker necklaces marking this as the high water mark for choker necklaces.

Keywords:  1902, Tuxen, Queen Alexandra, Glucksberg family, Hanover family, Princess, Queen, British, curly coiffure, tiara, vee neckline, elbow length flared sleeves, bare shoulder sleeves, vee waistline, close skirt, choker necklace, bracelets, clasps, robes, gloves


This site is for educational and information use. It is open for downloading and use without charge. I only ask that these images not be used for profit! I can be contacted at:  contactme@gogmsite.net.