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Prince George Alexander of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1859-1909) 1862

Albumen print | 8.3 x 5.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2908079

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Photograph of Prince George Alexander of Mecklenburg-Strelitz standing facing front, his right hand on the seat of a high-backed chair beside him. A toy carriage pulled by two horses is on the floor, foreground left.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Duke Georg Alexander of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1859-1909)
  • 8.3 x 5.3 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

    23.9 x 19.4 x 5.9 cm (album)

  • Prince George of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, son of Duke George, 1862. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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