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Marie, Queen of Bavaria, with her two sons, Ludwig and Otto 1860

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2907798

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Photograph of Queen Marie of Bavaria (1825-89) seated and facing the viewer. Behind her stands Ludwig (1845-86), her eldest son and Otto (1848-1916) (right), both of whom face the viewer. A vase of flowers stands on a small table on which the Queen rests her left arm.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Marie of Prussia, Queen of Bavaria (1825-89)
    Ludwig II, King of Bavaria (1845-86)
    Otto I, King of Bavaria (1848-1916)
  • annotation: The Queen of Bavaria & her two Sons. 1860 [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.5 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 Queen of Bavaria and her two sons. 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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