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Princess Bathildis, Princess of Schaumburg-Lippe (1837-1902) 1862

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2908028

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Princess Bathildis, Princess of Schaumburg-Lippe (1837-1902) standing in profile, facing right. She wears a shawl and a bonnet. On the right of the photograph there a plant in an urn, positioned on top of an urn.

The Princess is the second child of Prince Frederick Augustus of Anhalt-Dessau and his wife Landgravine Marie of Hesse-Kassel. On 30 May 1862 at Dessau, Princess Bathildis married Prince William of Schaumburg-Lippe.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Princess Bathildis of Schaumberg-Lippe (1837-1902)
  • 8.6 x 5.7 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

    23.9 x 19.4 x 5.9 cm (album)

  • Princess Bathilde of Dessau, daughter of Prince and Princess Frederic, 1862. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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