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Leonida Caldesi (1823-91)

Princess Amélie and Princess Clothilde of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha Apr 1859

Salted paper print | 14.6 x 12.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2906760

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Photograph of a full length double portrait of Princess Amélie (1848-94) and Princess Clotilde (1846-1927) of Saxe Coburg and Gotha. Princess Amélie stands on the left facing right, her face captured in profile. She holds the hand of her sister. Princess Clotilde is seated, facing three-quarters to the left. The sisters wear matching dresses.
  • Creator(s)

    Leonida Caldesi (1823-91) (photographer)

    Princess Amalie of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1848-94)
    Princess Clotilde, Archduchess of Austria (1846-1927)
  • 14.6 x 12.1 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Princess Amélie and Princess Clothilde of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, April 1859 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
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        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums