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After Nicholas Chevalier (1828-1902)

The Marriage of The Duke of Edinburgh and the Grand Duchess Marie of Russia, The English Ceremony c. 1877

Albumen print with watercolour over painting | 11.8 x 12.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2905663

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Hand coloured photograph of a watercolour painting depicting the English ceremony for the marriage of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Grand Duchess Marie of Russia.

The watercolour is held in the Royal Collection, RCIN 920785.

  • Creator(s)

    After Nicholas Chevalier (1828-1902) (artist)

    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
    Grand Duchess Maria of Russia, Duchess of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1853-1920)
  • 11.8 x 12.8 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Social customs
          • Marriage
            • Royal Weddings
            • Wedding ceremonies