Print: Le Blond Baxter - LB 180. Originally published by Baxter as CL 214 in 1858.
This is Queen Victoria’s daughter who married Prince Frederick Wm. of Prussia later to become the Empress Frederick. The print shown the Princess aged between 16 and 18. Victoria, Princess Royal (Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa) was born on 21 November 1840. She was the eldest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and was created Princess Royal in 1841.
Educated by her father in a politically liberal environment, she was betrothed at the age of sixteen to Prince Frederick of Prussia and supported him in his views that Prussia and the later German Empire should become a constitutional monarchy on the British model Victoria was Empress and Queen of Prussia for only a few months, Frederick III died in 1888, just 99 days after his accession, from laryngeal cancer and was succeeded by their son Wilhelm II. Victoria died of breast cancer a few months after her mother in 1901.
Date: Circa 1868
Size (cm ht x w): 10.4 x 8.1
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