[SERGEI ALEXANDROVICH (1857-1905, Grand Duke, assassinated when Governor of Moscow) and his wife (1884) ELISAVETA FEODOROVNA (Elisabeth, 1864-1918, Princess of Hesse)]

Photo reproduction, unsigned, of their portrait on the day of their wedding in St Petersburg, showing them full length, three quarter face, he in full dress uniform, she with a crown and gorgeous ermine robes, their right hands joined, the original circa 1884, this copy 5" x 3½", no date, circa tiny pinhole by left margin of image and two or three very small scuffs

Elisabeth was Empress Alexandra's elder sister. After the assassination of her husband in 1905, Ella, considered one of her generation's great beauties, gave up her position in society and became a nun.

Item Date:  1930

Stock No:  53024     



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