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Antique Photo of Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha Princess Alfonso de Orleans y Borbón of Spain

£125.00

Antique photo of Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1884-1966), later Princess Alfonso de Orleans y Borbón of Spain, dressed in pearls, pasted onto stiff brown card.

She was a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of Queen Victoria. She later married into the Spanish Royal Family, and was the wife of Alfonso de Orleans y Borbón, Infante of Spain, a first cousin of Alfonso XIII of Spain. She was called "Baby Bee" by her family.

Princess Beatrice was born on 20 April 1884 at Eastwell Park, Kent. Her father was the Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, the second son of Queen Victoria and The Prince Consort. Her mother was Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna of Russia, the only surviving daughter of Alexander II of Russia and Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine.

Size of Photo: 12.5 x 9 cm approx

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