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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1982.359.67
People
Mary Georgiana Caroline Cecil Filmer, British (1838-1903)
Title
Untitled (Abergeldie, October 1865, portraits of Alexandra of Denmark (1844-1925), Princess of Wales [later Queen Alexandra], and Albert Edward (1841-1910), Prince of Wales [later Edward VII])
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
album page, photograph
Date
c. 1865
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/317543
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Album page with two albumen silver prints with hand coloring and autographs. Page is hand decorated with crowns, flags, and other symbols, blue banner on bottom of page reads "Honi soit qui mal y pense; Abergeldie, October 1865." Honi soit . . . means "shamed be he who thinks evil of it," the motto of the Order of the Garter.
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
page: 28.9 x 23.2 cm (11 3/8 x 9 1/8 in.)
photographs: 9.2 x 6 cm (3 5/8 x 2 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • (not assigned): Sitter's christian names are inscribed beneath photographs.
Provenance
Seiden & de Cuevas, Inc., New York, NY, purchased from Christie's, 1978, Gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1982. On Long Term Loan to the Fogg Art Museum from 1978 to 1982
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Melvin R. Seiden
Object Number
P1982.359.67
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Sitter information:

Alexandra of Denmark, Princess of Wales (1844-1925)

Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (1841-1910)
Publication History

Stephan Wolohojian and Alvin L. Clark, Jr., Harvard Art Museum/ Handbook, ed. Stephan Wolohojian, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, 2008), p. 150, repr.

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