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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Empress Maria Feodorovna, Danish, 1847 - 1928  Search this
Owned by:
Emily Howland, American, 1827 - 1929  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 3 5/8 × 2 5/16 in. (9.2 × 5.9 cm)
H x W (Image on Mount): 4 × 2 3/8 in. (10.1 × 6 cm)
Type:
albumen prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Denmark, Europe
Date:
1860-1870
Description:
A hand-colored albumen print of Mari¯i?a? F?eodorovna, or Princess Dagmar, shown in bust portrait. Her body is facing with her left side foremost and her head is turned to the front. Her hair is gathered in a snood behind her head with a gold band and a red bow on top of her head. She wears an evening gown with a ruffled yoke that is painted red with green ribbons. She wears several strands of pearls around her neck.
Handwritten in graphite along the bottom of the print is the text "Sister of Princess of Wales". Printed in ink below the print is the text "PRINCESS DAGMAR".
The print is housed in the album 2017.30. The album page has a triple-lined, gold border framing the print. Handwritten in graphite inside the bottom border of the printed frame of the album page is the text "Princess Dagmar".
Topic:
African American  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture shared with the Library of Congress
Object number:
2017.30.30
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Emily Howland Photograph Album
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d54254ed-1ae6-4f76-9236-c7da31382627
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.30.30