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Adolf Friedrich V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1848-1914), when the Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz 1862

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2908077

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Photograph of Adolf Friedrich of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. He stands facing front, wearing a hat. He holds his gloves in his right hand, his cane in his left hand. Backdrop of trees. Adolf Friedrich succeeded his father as Grand Duke on 30 May 1904. He was a first cousin of Princess Mary of Teck, later Queen Mary, consort of King George V.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Adolphus Friedrich V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1848-1914)
  • 8.7 x 5.2 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

    23.9 x 19.4 x 5.9 cm (album)

  • Adolphus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, 1862. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
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        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite