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Sophie, Queen of Sweden, when Princess Oscar of Sweden, with her two sons 1863

Albumen print | 8.5 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2907984

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Photograph of a full length group portrait of Sophie, Princess Oscar of Sweden (1836-1913) and her two sons, Prince Gustaf (1858-1950) and Prince Oscar (1859-1953). Princess Sophie is seated, facing the viewer front on. On her right stands Prince Gustaf who looks to front. Prince Oscar is seated on his mother's lap.

[The child seated on Princess Sophie's lap may be her third son, Prince Carl, born in February 1861.]
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Queen Sophie of Sweden & Norway (1836-1913)
    Gustaf V, King of Sweden (1858-1950)
    Prince Oscar Bernadotte (1859-1953)
  • 8.5 x 5.6 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 Oscar of Sweden and her two sons, 1863. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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