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Grand Duke Sergei of Russia (1857-1905) with his sister Marie, Duchess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1853-1920), when Grand Duchess Marie of Russia 1861

Albumen print | 8.5 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2907922

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Photograph of Grand Duke Sergei and his sister Grand Duchess Marie. Sergei is seated at a wooden table, facing a quarter to the right. He looks towards the camera and appears to be playing with toy soldiers or figurines. Marie stands on the right, looking towards the camera. She holds a small figurine in her right hand and places her left hand on the table.  
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Grand Duke Sergei of Russia (1857-1905)
    Grand Duchess Maria of Russia, Duchess of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1853-1920)
  • annotation: The Grand-Duke Serge & Grand-Duchess Marie./ 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.5 x 5.6 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Grand Duke Serge and Grand Duchess Marie. 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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