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The Grand Duke of Hesse with his children 23 - 23 Jul 1885

Albumen print | 16 x 16.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2905693

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Photograph of a full length group portrait of, from left to right, Princess Alix of Hesse, Ernst Ludwig, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse, Victoria, Princess Louis of Battenberg, Princess Irene of Hesse and Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse. The group are dressed for the wedding of Prince Henry of Battenberg and Princess Beatrice. Photograph taken at Osborne.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Alexandra Feodorovna, Empress of Russia (1872-1918)
    Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine (1837-92)
    Princess Irene of Prussia (1866-1953)
    Ernst Ludwig, Grand Duke of Hesse & by Rhine (1868-1937)
    Victoria Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven (1863-1950)
  • 16 x 16.5 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs