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Amalie, Queen of Greece (1818-75) and Marie, Queen of Bavaria (1825-89) 1863

Albumen print | 8.4 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2907978

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Photograph of a full length double portrait of Amalie, Queen of Greece (181-75), on the left, and Marie, Queen of Bavaria (1825-89). Queen Amalie is standing, facing three-quarters to her left. She holds her hands together in front of her. Queen Marie is seated, her hands on her lap. Both women wear bonnets trimmed with lace. A small dog lies by Queen Marie's feet.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Marie of Prussia, Queen of Bavaria (1825-89)
    Amalie, Queen of Greece (1818-75)
  • 8.4 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

    23.9 x 19.4 cm (album)

  • The Queen of Greece and the Queen of Bavaria, 1863. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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