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Princess Christian of Denmark with her children, Prince Valdemar, Prince Frederik and Princess Thyra of Denmark   c.1860

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2907863

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Photograph of Princess Christian of Denmark, later Louise, Queen of Denmark (1817-98) seated with three of her children. Princess Louise is seated with Prince Valdemar (1858-1939) on her lap. Prince Frederik, later Frederik VIII, King of Denmark (1843-1912) stands behind his mother. He wears a military uniform. Princess Thyra, later Crown Princess of Hanover (1853-1933), stands on her mother's left.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Frederik VIII, King of Denmark (1843-1912)
    Valdemar, Prince of Denmark (1858-1939)
    Crown Princess Thyra of Hanover, Duchess of Cumberland, Duchess of Brunswick-Luneburg (1853-1933)
    Queen Louise of Denmark (1817-98)
  • annotation: Pcss Louisa, [indecipherable], Thyr/ [indecipherable] [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.8 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Princess Louise, Frederik, Thyra and Valdemar. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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