Woman in Robes of Office

Scope and Content

Black and white portrait photograph of a woman [Stella Reading], wearing robes of office, which are dark with ermine trimmings, with a number of medals and holding a crown. She is also wearing a five strand pearl necklace and a tiara. She has short grey curly hair. Upper body only. The photograph has a brownish tone, a matt finish, and is mounted on thick card. Cut down by hand leaving uneven edges top and bottom.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Some faint small grey markings, and a pink mark top right quarter. The photograph is coming away from the backing card at the bottom. Production method: gelatin silver print.