[ALEXANDRA (of Denmark, 1844-1925, Queen of Edward VII) & her younger sister THYRA (1853-1933, sister of Queen Alexandra and the Tsarina, third daughter of Christian IX, Duchess of Cumberland)

Superb pair of unsigned cabinet photos, the first by Hansen, Schou & Weller and the second by George Hansen, both of Copenhagen, the first is of the Danish Royal sisters, Alexandra and Thyra, full length, standing with their arms linked looking at the camera, both wearing heavily flounced dresses and hats, the second shows the children of Queen Alexandra and Edward VII, ALBERT VICTOR (Christian Edward, Duke of Clarence, 1864-1892, Eldest Son of Edward VII) and his siblings GEORGE (1865-1936, King of Great Britain), Princess LOUISE (Alexandra Dagmar, 1867-1931, Princess Royal, Duchess of Fife, Daughter), Princess VICTORIA (1868-1935) and Princess MAUD (1869-1938, later Queen of Norway), they are all grouped around a flower arrangement with the elder Prince standing at the back and his brother sitting on the floor at the front, the girst are standing around them, the boys are in sailor suits and the girls in matching dresses with pinnies, the chairs are tinted pink, presented together in a charming blue and gold frame, the photos each 4½" x 6½", the frame 12" x 7" total, no place, no date but circa the children's photo is slightly browned

Item Date:  1871

Stock No:  38555      £975

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