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Prince Alexander of Hesse with his consort Julie, Princess of Battenberg and his daughter Princess Marie 1885

Albumen print | 15.7 x 18.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2905692

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Photograph of a full length group portrait of the parents and sister of Prince Henry of Battenberg, dressed for his marriage to Princess Beatrice. The group are, from left to right, Marie, Countess of Erbach-Schonberg, Julie, Princess of Battenberg and Prince Alexander of Hesse. Photograph taken at Osborne.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Julie, Princess of Battenberg (1825-95)
    Marie, Princess of Erbach-Schonberg (1852-1923)
    Alexander, Prince of Hesse (1823-88)
  • 15.7 x 18.2 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs