THE CHILDREN OF PRINCE ALFRED DUKE OF EDINBURGH AND GRAND DUCHESS MARIA ALEXANDROVNA OF RUSSIA ALFRED (Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gother, 1874-1894, 'Young Affie', eldest son of Alfred Duke of Edinburgh) and his siblings MARIE OF ROMANIA(1875-1938, 'Missy', she married Ferdinand of Romania), Princess VICTORIA MELITA ('Ducky', 1876-1936, Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia) and ALEXANDRA (Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, 1878-1942, 'Sandra', married Ernest of Hohenlohe-Langenburg)

Childish Signatures of the eldest four children mounted together on an album page each on separate pieces of paper, Victoria has added the year and they have been annotated under the individual signatures, each about 4" x 1½" on album leaf 7½" x 6½", no place

"Young Affie" was the heir apparent of Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. He died aged 24 under circumstances still not entirely clear. He was a first cousin of King George V of the United Kingdom, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.

Item Date:  1885

Stock No:  40450      £425

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