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Georg V, King of Hanover, with Queen Marie and their children, Prince Ernst August, Princess Frederica, and Princess Marie 1861

Albumen print | 7.0 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2907885

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Photograph of the King and Queen of Hanover with their children. They group stand facing the camera. From left to right: Prince Ernst August (1845-1923); Princess Marie 1849-1904); Queen Marie (1818-1907), holding her husband's arm; and King Georg V (1819-78) with his left arm around Princess Friederike's (1848-1926) shoulders. Photograph cropped into an oval shape.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Princess Marie of Hanover (1849-1904)
    Queen Marie of Hanover (1818-1907)
    Georg V, King of Hanover (1819-78)
    Princess Friederike of Hanover, Baroness von Pawel-Rammingen (1848-1926)
    Ernst August, Crown Prince of Hanover, 3rd Duke of Cumberland, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg (1845-1923)
  • annotation: The King and Queen of Hanover/ and their children. / 1861. [beneath work]
  • 7.0 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The King and Queen of Hanover and their children, 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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