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Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921)

Group portrait of members of the Austrian Royal family 1889 copy after an original of 1860

Carbon print | 14.7 x 19.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2906856

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Photograph of a group portrait of members of the Austrian Royal family. In the back row, standing, from left to right, are Emperor Franz Josef of Austria, Archduke Maximilian, Charlotte, Archduchess Maximilian, Archduke Ludwig of Austria and Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria. In the front row, seated, from left to right are Empress Elisabeth of Austria with Crown Prince Rudolf on her lap, Archduchess Gisela of Bavaria, Archduchess Sophie of Austria and Franz Karl, Archduke of Austria.
  • Creator(s)

    Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)

    Franz Josef I, Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary (1830-1916)
    Empress Carlota of Mexico (1840-1927)
    Maximilian I, Emperor of Mexico (1832-67)
    Ludwig Victor, Archduke of Austria (1842-1919)
    Karl Ludwig, Arch Duke of Austria (1833-96)
    Elisabeth, Empress of Austria (1837-98)
    Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria (1858-89)
    Gisela, Archduchess of Austria and Princess of Bavaria (1856-1932)
    Princess Sophie of Bavaria, Archduchess of Austria (1805-72)
    Franz Karl, Archduke of Austria (1802-78)
  • annotation: [numbers corresponding to sitters]/
    1. The Emperor of Austria- 2. The Empref of Austria, & 3. her son & 4. daughter. 5. The Arch df Sophia,/ 6. The Archduke Francis Charles, 7. The Archduke Charles Louise,/ 8. The Archduke Mary & 9. The Archdf Charlotte, & 10. The Archduke Louise.- 1860./ 5 & 6 Mother & father/ of the Emperor.- 7,8 & 10 Brothers of the Emperor [beneath work]
  • 14.7 x 19.7 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • Group, 1860 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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