Hand-colored albumen portrait of Princess Dagmar

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3 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Empress Feodorovna, Maria, Danish, 1847 - 1928
Owned by
Howland, Emily, American, 1827 - 1929
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
International affairs
Photography
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
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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

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