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Grand Duchess Marie, Duchess of Leuchtenberg (1819-76) with her son, Prince George (1852-1912) 1859

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2907770

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Photograph of a full length double portrait of Grand Duchess Maria and her son Prince Georgi. The Grand Duchess stands and looks
down at her son who stands in front of her. She places both hands on her son's shoulder. Prince Georgi  appears to be reading a book, which he holds in front of his chest with both hands.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Princess Maria, Duchess of Leuchtenberg (1819-76)
    Prince George Romanowski, 6th Duke of Leuchtenberg (1852-1912)
  • annotation: The Grand Duchess Marie, Duchess of/ Leuchtenberg and Prince George, 1859. [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 5.3 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 Grand Duchess Marie, Duchess of Leuchtenburg and Prince George, 1859. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    Subject(s)
    • Philosophy & Psychology
      • Psychology
        • Physical and Mental Activities
          • Reading (activity)