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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1982.359.74
People
Mary Georgiana Caroline Cecil Filmer, British (1838-1903)
Title
Untitled (seven photographs, clockwise from upper left, Alfred (2 photos); Albert Edward; unidentifed man, seated holding book; unidentified man in uniform; Edward Saxe-Weimar, center, Augusta of Saxe Weimar)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph, album page
Date
1862-1888
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/317550
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Album page with seven albumen silver prints. Name inscriptions of Prince Alfred and Prince Albert Edward may be autographs.
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
28.9 x 23.2 cm (11 3/8 x 9 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Sitter's names are inscribed in ink.
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
P1982.359.74
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Sitter information:

Alfred. Prince Alfred Ernest Albert (1844-1900), second son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Shown in two photographs as a young man. In the top center he is wearing Midshipman's uniform. Created Duke of Edinburgh 24 May 1866. KG., KT., KP, GCB,. GCSI., GCMG., GCIE., Admiral of the Fleet, Admiral in the German Navy, General in the German Army. Elected King of Greece in 1862 but refused the crown on political grounds. The Duke became the Duke of Saxe Coburg and Gotha on 22 August 1893. Married 23 January 1874, Maria (d. 25 October 1920) second daughter of Alexander II of Russia.

Albert Edward (1841-1910), Prince of Wales.

Unidentified sitter

Unidentified sitter

Edward of Saxe Weimar. HRH Prince William August Edward (11 October 1823-16 November 1902), General in the British Army and Colonel in the First Life Guards. Grandson of Carl August, Grand Duke of Saxe Weimar-Eisenau. Married 27 November 1851 to Lady Augusta Gordon Lennox (d. 3 April 1904) who was created Countess von Dannberg 26 November 1851, but was recognized in Great Britain as Princess Edward of Saxe Weimar.

Augusta of Saxe Weimar. Lady Augusta Gordon Lennox (d. 3 April 1904), married to Edward of Saxe Weimar 27 November 1851.
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